Freddie Mac general counsel moves on
Robert Bostrom, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Freddie Mac is joining the global Financial Institutions and Funds sector of law firm SNR Denton. The government-sponsored enterprise's principal deputy general counsel for corporate affairs, John Dye, will serve as interim general counsel, until a replacement is named. Bostrom was at Freddie for six years. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bostrom's last day will be July 29. SNR Denton says he will join the international law firm in mid-August. Bostrom started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He served as lead counsel at Freddie Mac through the government takeover of the mortgage banking giant and advised on the creation of a new corporate governance structure for the company. He also helped respond to investigations against the GSE by federal regulators. Write to Jacob Gaffney. Follow him on Twitter @jacobgaffney.