On the heels of press reports critical of firms that conducted the independent foreclosure review, and those suggesting that one of those firms has become as powerful as a “shadow regulator,” the law firm of Williams & Connolly has just filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the OCC, demanding access to communications and directives that may have influenced the selection of firms that ultimately reaped almost $2 billion in fees from a process that was perceived as so flawed that Ben Bernanke personally apologized.  Stay tuned.