Bloomberg Law
Feb. 14, 2022, 5:51 PM

Freddie Mac Taps Former Wells Fargo Lawyer as New Legal Chief

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter
Reporter

Freddie Mac announced Monday that Heidi Mason, a longtime former in-house lawyer at Wells Fargo & Co., will become its new general counsel starting March 7.

Mason takes over from interim general counsel Jerry Weiss, who has served as the U.S. government sponsored enterprise’s top lawyer since former legal chief Ricardo Anzaldua announced his retirement almost a year ago.

Freddie Mac CEO Michael DeVito said in a statement that Mason brings “deep expertise in areas across the legal spectrum”—including mortgage lending, servicing, credit access, and regulatory matters—to her new role.

Mason comes to Freddie Mac after most recently serving as ...

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