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 across the country. Relationship bankers bring clients years of experience and offer outstanding service to support all phases of the settlement process, from escrow to distribution, with a single point of contact. As part of $65 billion Western Alliance Bancorporation — ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director — the Settlement Services group has the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.