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

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
Fellows nominated: 
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
Scholars hosted: 
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