Are you all ready for this one? J. Timothy Howard (who is a former CFO of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA), was hired by Bruce Berkowitz to analyze documents and assist with the lawsuit. This is a big development as Howard has a tremendous amount of knowledge about the company, and he will be assisting Bruce in the fight again the Treasury and FHFA.

Below is a short profile of J. Timothy Howard followed by the motion regarding Howard can be found below.

H/T and more info via Trey Garrison of HousingWire.com

Fannie Mae: Timothy Howard for access to private information

Timothy Howard served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) from February 1990 to December 21, 2004. Mr. Howard also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Fannie Mae from May 20, 2003 to December 21, 2004. He joined Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae in 1982 as Vice President and Chief Economist and subsequently served as Senior Vice President of Economics and Planning. He served as an Executive Vice President of Economics, Strategic Planning and Financial Analysis since September 1987.

IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS

FAIRHOLME FUNDS, Inc., et al.,

Plaintiffs,

No. 13-465C

  1. ) (Judge Sweeney)

THE UNITED STATES,

Defendant.

NOTICE OF FILING OF APPLICATION OF

  1. TIMOTHY HOWARD FOR ACCESS TO PROTECTED INFORMATION

Pursuant to Paragraph 7 of the Protective Order (Doc. 73) issued by the Court on July 16, 2014, Plaintiffs respectfully file the attached application of J. Timothy Howard for access to Protected Information.  In accordance with the procedures established under Paragraph 7 of the Protective Order, Plaintiffs have consulted with counsel for Defendant regarding this application, and counsel has informed Plaintiffs that Defendant opposes the applicant’s access to Protected Information.

UPDATE 09/10/2014 8:55AM EST – The former CFO of Fannie Mae claims no connection to TimHoward717.com. A Previous version of this article made a connection between the site and former CFO.

Ex-CFO Of Fannie Mae, Timothy Howard, Joins Berkowitz Suit
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Date:   September 5, 2014                                          Respectfully submitted,

 Of counsel:Vincent J. ColatrianoDavid H. ThompsonPeter A. PattersonBrian W. BarnesCooper & Kirk, PLLC

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s/ Charles J. CooperCharles J. CooperCounsel of RecordCooper & Kirk, PLLC1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20036(202) 220-9600

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