Eric Spitler

FDIC, retired; Adjunct Professor, UNC School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC


Eric Spitler joined the UNC Law faculty in 2020 as an Adjunct Professor of Law. His teaching and research interests include banking and securities law, with a focus on legal responses to financial crises. Spitler is the author of a comprehensive review of the efforts to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. His work has appeared in the American Banker and the North Carolina Banking Institute. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on deposit insurance, financial reform and financial crises. Early in his career, Spitler practiced law at Neely & Player in Atlanta, Georgia and worked for two Members of Congress. Subsequently, Spitler served as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the 2008 financial crisis and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during the negotiations and passage of the Dodd Frank Act.  After retiring from the federal government, he formed Delverton Strategies, LLC, a financial consulting firm.