October 27, 2009 – Korn/Ferry International has added Linda Madrid to the firm’s Washington, D.C., office as senior client partner in its legal center of expertise. In this role, she will focus on legal and compliance executive searches for a wide range of public and privately held companies, premier law firms and academic and nonprofit clients. Ms. Madrid previously served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel at Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). Prior to that, she spent eight years with CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, serving in multiple roles, including managing director, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. "With more than 20 years of experience as a business lawyer, Linda's background is perfectly suited for our clients across diverse operating and corporate functions. She is an outstanding addition to our team,” said Nels Olson, managing director of Korn/Ferry's Eastern region. Korn/Ferry International, based in Los Angeles and with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a global provider of talent management solutions.