Washington, D.C., August 14, 2006 … Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Donald Remy will join the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Litigation Department effective September 1, 2006. Remy joins Latham from Fannie Mae where he has served as the Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.
Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Remy served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States with responsibility for the daily management and leadership of the Torts Branch of the Department of Justice. During his tenure at the Department, Remy also served as head of the Civil Division’s Federal Programs Branch and as the Senior Counsel for Policy.
From 1991 through 1995, as a Captain in the United States Army, Remy held the positions of Assistant to the General Counsel of the Army, Special Counsel to the Secretary of Defense, and Special Assistant to the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense.
“Donald is an impressive, highly-respected counselor who has a unique and pervasive presence in the Washington legal community, and we believe Latham will benefit tremendously from this experience,” stated Eric Bernthal, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. “His judgment, spirit and enthusiasm will make him a terrific colleague.”
“Donald will be an excellent asset to our litigation practice and a valuable resource for our clients,” Everett (Kip) Johnson, Jr., Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Litigation Department in the Washington, D.C. office, said. “He brings to the firm formidable regulatory and litigation experience, insight and expertise that are a complement to our existing client services and plans for strategic growth.”
Remy stated, “I look forward to working alongside the talented attorneys at Latham & Watkins. Over my many years in Washington I have become very familiar with the dedication and commitment of the attorneys at Latham, and I welcome the opportunity to become part of the firm’s exceptional litigation team.”
Remy served as clerk to the Honorable Nathaniel Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is a 1991 graduate of Howard University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 1988.
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Notes to Editor
1 Latham & Watkins operates as a limited liability partnership worldwide with an affiliate in the United Kingdom and Italy, where the practice is conducted through an affiliated multinational partnership.