Secretary - Josephine M. (Jo) Bahn

Josephine M. (Jo) Bahn

Josephine M. (Jo) Bahn

Josephine M. Bahn (Jo) is an Enforcement Attorney at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, DC, litigating consumer protection and bank fraud cases. Additionally, Jo teaches in the Paralegal Studies Program at Catholic University. Before joining the FDIC, Jo clerked in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for Hon. Joel H. Slomsky, where she focused on juvenile offender resentencing. Jo is admitted to practice law in New York, Maryland, and DC. In June 2020, she ended her term as Chair of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia Young Lawyers Section. She also serves as the DC Bar’s Under 36 Delegate to the ABA’s House of Delegates and on the ABA Young Lawyers Division senior leadership team. Jo graduated with her JD from New York Law School and received a Bachelors of Arts in History and Political Science from Saint Joseph's University. She is the recipient of the Maryland Daily Record Business and Legal Newspaper Leadership in the Law Award and Leading Women Award. Jo maintains an active pro bono practice in addition to her leadership in the organized bar, committing to providing 1000 hours of free legal services to her clients in 2020.