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Kress, Jeremy

Fall 2016

1031 Legal Research

Jeremy Kress is a lecturer at Michigan Law, where he teaches Financial Regulation. Previously, Kress was an attorney in the banking regulation and policy group at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, Kress drafted rules to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III​, including enhanced risk-management standards for systemically important financial institutions. Kress also advised the Board on the legal permissibility of bank mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on institutions subject to regulatory consent orders and transactions that affect financial stability.

Kress is also a lecturer in the business law area at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, where he teaches The Law of Finance and Banking and Business Law and Ethics. He is a senior research fellow at the University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy, where he served as assistant executive director from 2015 to 2016.

Kress graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Presidential Scholar. Kress holds a BBA from U-M's Ross School of Business. Kress clerked for the Hon. Matthew Leitman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. His written work has appeared in the Harvard Journal on Legislation, the Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal, and Administrative Science Quarterly.


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