Brett Waxman is a Senior Vice President, Senior Associate General Counsel for the Bank Policy Institute. Previously, he served as Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at The Clearing House, overseeing a broad range of commercial banking, finance and risk matters.  Mr. Waxman was responsible for leading the Association’s advocacy efforts, including drafting comment letters and meeting with the federal bank regulatory agencies on a variety of capital, liquidity, stress testing and risk management issues.  He was the principal staff adviser to The Clearing House’s Chief Risk Officer Summit and supports the Chief Financial Officer Summit.

Mr. Waxman joined The Clearing House after serving as a corporate associate with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York City.  He represented public and private companies as well as financial institutions on various strategic transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, credit facilities and joint ventures. Mr. Waxman is a graduate of Harvard Law School and earned his B.A. in economics and psychology at Tufts University.