Brett Wilmot is vice president for Western Alliance Bank’s Settlement Services Group.
Mr. Wilmot brings 15 years of class action experience to the Western Alliance team where he focuses on client development and relationship management. He uses a consultative approach and broad knowledge of the lifecycle of a class action claim to serve the banking needs of his client base.
Prior to joining Western Alliance, Mr. Wilmot worked in business development and client development roles for two prominent securities litigation law firms where he served institutional investors seeking to recover damages incurred due to securities fraud. He has developed and maintained proprietary portfolio monitoring systems used by institutional investors and their counsel to track exposure to and file securities class action claims. He has extensive experience calculating client losses and recoverable damages according to PSLRA guidelines. He also spent several years early in his career as an investment analyst for a $1 billion investment management firm.
Mr. Wilmot graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in statistics. He was Big Ten Champion and a 4-time NCAA All American diver on the Michigan Swimming and Diving team. He was also a 2-time member of the U.S. National Diving Team and competed in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Western Alliance Settlement Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in banking for law firms, claims administrators and related businesses managing class action, mass tort and bankruptcy settlements. This team of expert bankers brings clients years of experience and offers exceptional service to support all phases of the settlement process, from escrow to distribution, with a single point of contact. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking and financial services divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.