Mr. Saul Schwartz is the Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI). As the OMWI Director, Mr. Schwartz leads the OMWI staff and directs all matters relating to diversity in management, employment and business activities at the FDIC as required under Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Prior to becoming OMWI’s Director, Mr. Schwartz began his career at the FDIC in the Legal Division in 1989 after working at the Federal Labor Relations Authority in 1984 through 1989 as a labor lawyer. Mr. Schwartz also worked for a law firm in Pittsburgh for several years before he began his Federal employment.
In 1989, Mr. Schwartz worked at the FDIC as a labor and employment lawyer, and also handled matters relating to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). In 1996, Mr. Schwartz became a supervisor of labor and employment lawyers at the FDIC’s Labor Unit, and supervised the Headquarters and fields’ attorneys.
Mr. Schwartz received his juris doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1981, and earned a master’s degree in labor relations from Purdue University in 1978.