Glenn J. Melcher

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Glenn Melcher is Senior Special Counsel for eDiscovery and Information Governance for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Mr. Melcher provides legal advice and guidance to attorneys in the Bureau’s Office of Enforcement on discovery issues and litigation strategy in enforcement actions by the Bureau in federal district court and the Bureau’s administrative court. He also provides advice and guidance in the issuance of civil investigative demands, meet and confers, compliance with CIDs and enforcement of CIDs. Mr. Melcher is responsible for cybersecurity risk assessment and incident response within the Office of Enforcement. He also provides legal advice and guidance to the Bureau on a wide range of information governance, privilege, data privacy, records management and FOIA issues. Before assuming his current position at the CFPB, Mr. Melcher was Special Counsel for eDiscovery at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. Mr. Melcher also previously served as Branch Chief with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. Prior to joining IRS Chief Counsel, Mr. Melcher was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice where he litigated numerous complex cases involving large corporations and partnerships.