Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Fannie Mae
Before joining Fannie Mae in 2014, Brian Brooks served as Chief Legal Officer of OneWest Bank and Managing Partner of O’Melveny & Myers LLP. Supporting a sustainable housing finance system has been a personal passion of his for a long time. Brian also led the creation of the Fannie Mae GC Fellows Program, aimed at getting more diverse lawyers into leadership roles, and was a founding member of LCLD’s Sustainable Partnership Program.
Fannie Mae prides itself on the diversity of its customers and its workforce. Fannie Mae has also been recognized by Diversity MBA, Latina Style, and Diversity magazines.
Fannie Mae was named an LCLD Most Active Member Corporation in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
2018: Marcus Meeks, Charlotte Ritz; 2017: Mai Pham Robertson, Leah Thompson; 2016: Juliet M. Hanna, Kathy E. Rentas; 2015: Tod B. Edel, Te-Mika S. Warner; 2014: Tanguy de Carbonnieres, Elizabeth Pierce; 2013: Damien G. Stewart, Anna Tilton; 2012: Kenneth M. Perry, Chris Scanlan; 2011: Margaret P. Chase, Danielle McCoy
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2017: Kevin Shin; 2016: Athena Aherrera, Devron Brown, Michael Witschel
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2018)
Member: Brian Brooks
Diversity Professional: Kenneth Perry