Department of Economics

Adam Bialosky

  • Graduated: 1987
  • Field: Banking

Adam Bialosky(opens in new window), who graduated with a BA in Economics with honors in 1983, is a lawyer for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation(opens in new window) (FDIC).   After graduation he enrolled at Georgetown University Law Center(opens in new window) where he earned his J.D. in 1987.  He was a lawyer with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency(opens in new window) for 21 years before joining the FDIC in 2008.  His duties in both jobs are very similar.

Adam brings enforcement actions against banks and bankers that violate federal laws and regulations or that engage in unsafe or unsound banking practices. He also provides legal advice to the FDIC, and legal interpretations to the banking industry, concerning federal laws and regulations governing banking. In addition, he provides legal review of corporate applications filed with the FDIC concerning expansion of banking activities, bank mergers and acquisitions, the addition of officers and/or directors at problem banks, expansion of banking locations, change in bank control, and other areas.

In a recent email, Adam stated that "My economics degree from Chico State prepared me for law school at Georgetown University and a subsequent legal career in bank regulation by providing me with a solid foundation in economics and finance, and enabling me to develop strong critical thinking skills through rigorous coursework."  (Last Updated 9/25/18)