Terry Brody is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in New York. Terry has 15 years of experience advising clients on complex litigations, conducting regulatory investigations, and managing multibillion-dollar government budgets and programs. Drawing upon his unique leadership experiences in government and the private sector, Terry regularly conducts complex investigations, provides compliance counseling, and delivers independent monitoring and reporting services for organizations that allegedly engaged in misconduct or that proactively seek to reduce the risk of noncompliance with applicable laws, regulations, and authorities.
Before joining Ankura, Terry served on the executive team of the New Jersey attorney general’s, where he oversaw a department of more than 8,000 employees. In that role, Terry advised the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and cabinet on a wide variety of complex legal, regulatory, law enforcement, and emergency management matters. He also oversaw priority departmental initiatives including the selection and deployment of key technology resources, the revision of departmental policies and procedures, and the reorganization of the department to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Terry helped establish and build a central recovery office charged with coordinating the state of New Jersey’s multibillion-dollar disaster recovery effort. He was later appointed by the New Jersey governor to a dual cabinet and senior staff position to head the recovery office. In this role, Terry managed a cross-agency, multidisciplinary team that performed a comprehensive analysis of storm impacts, risks, and vulnerabilities, and developed a suite of recovery and resilience initiatives to address impacts across all sectors. Terry also assisted in the development of compliance and monitoring protocols to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse, and to enhance transparency, and managed audits and other inquiries from various inspectors general and the US Government Accountability Office.
Earlier in his career, Terry worked at two large law firms representing clients in complex commercial litigations, corporate investigations, and regulatory matters, and advised executives and board members on corporate governance requirements and best practices, litigation risk, and other business decisions.
Terry’s professional experience includes the following: