Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Jed Brinton is CECU’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In that capacity, he is responsible for all of CECU’s regulatory and legal affairs. He leads the association’s strategic planning and analysis of regulatory issues, as well as advising CECU members on legal and compliance matters.
Prior to joining CECU, Jed served as an attorney in private practice providing a range of legal services to institutions of higher education. He also has an accreditation background, having served as Vice President of Accreditation at another national association. Before that, he served as the Deputy General Counsel for Postsecondary Education in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education, providing oversight on litigation, risk management, regulatory compliance, and other issues. He clerked at the Federal Circuit Court level after receiving his JD from Yale Law School, where he served as Lead Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review and Editor for the Yale Journal on Regulation.