Bradley Lerman is Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Lerman 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.
Prior to joining Fannie Mae in October 2012, Mr. Lerman was Senior Vice President, and Chief Litigation Counsel at Pfizer, Inc., where he was responsible for leading the company's product and commercial litigation, government investigations, and patent litigation teams. He had responsibilities for Pfizer's Discovery Response Team, civil and criminal justice reform program, and the Pfizer Legal Alliance program.
Previously, Mr. Lerman was a partner at Winston & Strawn and co-chair of that firm's white collar defense practice group. He concentrated his practice in financial and products liability litigation, as well as white collar defense. Mr. Lerman also previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Illinois from 1986 to 1994, holding various supervisory positions in the white collar prosecution divisions.
Mr. Lerman has a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School and a bachelor of arts in economics from Yale University.