• University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Niel Willardson is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis where he oversees the Financial Management Group; the Payments, Standards and Outreach Group; the Corporate Secretary’s Office; and Law.

Willardson was the inaugural recipient of the Stanley V. Kinyon Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award. He received his bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Federal Reserve System - Legal and Policy Perspectives

Financial Regulation

Corporate Counsel