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Todd BartonTodd Barton

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Fannie Mae

Todd Barton is Fannie Mae’s Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Credit Loss Management. He is responsible for legal support for lender counterparty issues, Texas Home Equity loans, bankruptcy issues, the Real Estate Owned business unit, and Mortgage Default Counsel.  Prior to joining Fannie Mae in August 2003, Barton was a Partner with the Dallas law firm of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman, and Blumenthal, LLP. He practiced with the firm for 14 years, and his practice included complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. Barton is admitted to practice in the State of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Barton has a juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.


Michael J. HendersonMichael J. Henderson

Associate General Counsel, Freddie Mac

Michael J. Henderson joined Freddie Mac's Single Family Default Management and Litigation Department as an Associate General Counsel in 2012.  He manages litigation, state legislative and other legal issues related to Freddie Mac's single family loan and real-estate owned portfolios. He also provides internal policy and procedural guidance regarding default management, manages servicer relationships and supervises outside counsel on litigated matters.

Prior to joining Freddie Mac, he worked in private practice for 10 years in both Florida and Washington D.C., specializing in complex litigation matters involving financial services, real estate, intellectual property, and appellate issues. He earned his undergraduate degree from Florida State University in 1996, and obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Stetson University in 2001.  Upon graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  He is admitted to practice in Florida, New York, Virginia and the District of Columbia.


Bill KillmerBill Killmer

Senior Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs, Mortgage Bankers Association

Bill Killmer is Senior Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). A veteran of nearly twenty five years in the housing arena, Bill is responsible for managing the real estate finance industry's legislative, grassroots, and political fundraising activities, in close coordination with the MBA member leadership and its public policy and lobbying teams. He directs MBA's outreach to Congress, as well as other key political advocacy efforts.

Previously named one of CEO Update's trade association Top Lobbyists, Killmer joined MBA in July 2010, after nearly twenty years in the policy space at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). During his NAHB tenure, Killmer served as the association's Chief Lobbyist and, more recently, as Executive Vice President for Advocacy, managing all aspects of the group's public policy outreach.

He previously served as a Senior Legislative Officer for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor during the George H.W. Bush administration. Killmer holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in Finance/Economics from Baylor University.

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