Mr. Lerman was named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Medtronic in May of 2014 and serves as a member of the executive committee. In this role, he leads the company’s global legal, government affairs and ethics and compliance functions. Prior to Medtronic, Mr. Lerman served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). Previous to Fannie Mae, he served as senior vice president, associate general counsel and chief litigation counsel for Pfizer. Mr. Lerman also served as a litigation partner at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago and as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District of Illinois. He received his JD from Harvard Law School and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University. Mr. Lerman has been a director of the Company since April 2018. He is chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.