Judith C. Dunn is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Principal Deputy General Counsel. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Ms. Dunn is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Legal Department with oversight over all areas including Single-Family and Multifamily legal matters, litigation, SEC disclosure, securitization, and corporate governance.
Ms. Dunn was previously Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Fannie Mae and was responsible for management and oversight of the Legal Department's litigation, SEC disclosure, employment law, Office of Trustee, corporate governance, and tax groups.
Prior to joining Fannie Mae in 2002, Ms. Dunn was Deputy Chief Counsel, Operations, for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), where she supervised IRS field attorneys, IRS litigation, and a variety of regulatory matters. She also served as the Associate Chief Counsel (Domestic) at the IRS, responsible for legal guidance on financial products, tax accounting, corporations, and partnerships; as Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel for Regulatory Affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury; as a partner at Ropes & Gray; and as Attorney-Advisor to then-Chief Judge Theodore Tannenwald, U.S. Tax Court.
Ms. Dunn has a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School and a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Scranton.