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 a wide range of legal matters including corporate litigation, SEC disclosure, securitization, tax and benefits, employment law, and the day-to-day operations of the legal department. Ms. Dunn is also a member of Fannie Mae's Operating Committee.
Ms. Dunn was previously Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Fannie Mae.
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.