Law firm Venable hires former Fannie Mae official

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Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Danello worked for 10 years as Fannie Mae’s associate general counsel to the treasurer on governance and compliance matters and transactions. He has also worked as senior assistant general counsel at Sallie Mae. 

“[Danello] has an in-depth understanding of many Wall Street trades as well as the finer points of federal legislation and regulatory oversight governing the financial markets,” Venable partner Larry Gesner said in a statement. 

“Dan brings an array of experience and expertise that complements our existing capabilities.”