September 14, 2018
NYU Washington DC and NYU Stern's Executive MBA Program hosted the first Stern EMBA Speaker Series event featuring Fannie Mae's Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Brian Brooks.
Brian P. Brooks is Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Brooks oversees the Legal Department and Government and Industry Relations. He serves as a senior advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors.
NYU Stern's Executive MBA Speaker Series in Washington, D.C. is designed to foster deeper, interdisciplinary understanding and broader perspective of current issues, opportunities, and challenges leaders face in today’s dynamic business environment.
This event was open to Stern EMBA DC Students and NYU DC Students only.
Before joining Fannie Mae in November 2014, Mr. Brooks was Vice Chairman of OneWest Bank, where he served as chief legal officer and oversaw the bank’s fair lending, corporate customer experience, and mortgage marketing and communications groups. In that position, he advised executive management and the board of directors on legal, risk, and strategic issues; developed and implemented strategies to manage litigation and government inquiries; led deal teams for strategic transactions; and led the bank’s compliance with regulatory orders on mortgage servicing and foreclosures. Before that, Mr. Brooks was a Managing Partner at the global law firm O’Melveny & Myers, where he led an office of more than 150 attorneys, represented major financial services companies in a variety of litigation and enforcement matters, and played a lead role in crafting the banking industry’s response to the 2010–2011 foreclosure crisis.
Mr. Brooks has a bachelor of arts in government from Harvard University and a juris doctorate from the University of Chicago.