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Horace G. Sneed

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Horace G. Sneed is the Director for Litigation in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Mr. Sneed joined the OCC in 1987, and was employed in the Litigation Division in 1994, where he initially served as a Senior Attorney. He was promoted to Assistant Director of the division in 1997. Mr. Sneed has actively represented the OCC in complex and controversial litigation concerning state authority over national banks and their operating subsidiaries. He has also been active in litigated cases involving preemption of state law, challenges to OCC licensing and enforcement decisions, discovery of OCC documents, and OCC personnel matters.

Prior to joining the OCC, Mr. Sneed served as a law clerk for the Honorable Benjamin F. Gibson of the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Michigan.

Mr. Sneed received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He obtained a bachelor of arts in English literature from Princeton University.