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David Brooks

General Counsel

Mr. Brooks is General Counsel and is based in New York. He serves on the Leadership 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.