David N. Brooks succeeded as the general counsel of Fortress Investment Group LLC in February 2007. Mr. Brooks is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Prior to joining Fortress in April 2004 as the Deputy General Counsel, Mr. Brooks spent nearly eight years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and high-yield debt issuances, and providing corporate governance advice to large public companies.
Mr. Brooks received a B.S. in Economics from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.