Diana Browne is a member of the Asset Finance and Securitization Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has many years of experience representing a variety of types of financial institutions in connection with asset securitization, (primarily RMBS), sales of performing and non-performing mortgage loans, mortgage loan servicing, purchases and sales of mortgage loan servicing rights, mortgage loan repurchase and warehouse facilities, repurchase facilities for Ginnie Mae/Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac servicing advances and excess servicing spreads, purchase and sale of mortgage companies, Ginnie Mae/Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac programs and state and federal regulatory issues relating mortgage loan servicing. Her career has included service in the HUD general counsel’s office and the Freddie Mac legal department, as well as work in other law firms.


Memberships & Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association (Business Law Section)

Member, New York Women’s Bar Association

Board Member, New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation

Events Committee Co-Chair, New York Women’s Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1973District of Columbia
  • 1986New York


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.1973

    Order of the Coif

  • Wellesley CollegeB.A.1970

    Wellesley College Scholar