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Office of the General Counsel

Clinton Jones serves as the General Counsel of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). In February 2021, Jones succeeded Alfred Pollard, Since 2019, Jones served as a Senior Advisor. 

Prior to joining FHFA, he served for 24 years in various senior legal roles at the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial Services, including General Counsel, Parliamentarian, and Senior Counsel for the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee. Jones was also a Vice President at Fannie Mae and an Attorney Advisor for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  He has been adjunct faculty at Howard University since 1990. Jones received his J.D., Master's degree in City & Regional Planning, and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

His supervision of FHFA's Office of General Counsel includes work on regulatory matters affecting the housing government-sponsored enterprises, in-house legal issues, litigation matters and relationships with other government agencies and the Administration.

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