Scott Stengel was named general counsel of Ally Financial in May 2016. In this role, he oversees all of Ally’s legal affairs and is also responsible for corporate governance, records and information management, and licensing.
Stengel joined Ally from Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial, where he served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Before that, he was a partner at King & Spalding, and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in Washington, D.C., with a practice focused on banking, capital markets and government relations. He began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Douglas O. Tice, Jr. in Richmond, Va.
Stengel received a bachelor’s degree in economics, with highest honors, from the University of Notre Dame. He went on to receive his juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School. Stengel sits on the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center and serves on the pastoral council for St. Peter Catholic Church in Charlotte.