Kermitt Brooks

General Counsel 

Kermitt Brooks serves as the General Counsel of Equitable and is a member of the Equitable Holdings (NYSE: EQH) Management Committee. Mr. Brooks leads the legal, regulatory, compliance and government relations functions of Equitable.

Previously, he served as Deputy General Counsel for Equitable, where he expertly managed an array of complex state insurance and federal securities matters.

Prior to joining Equitable, Mr. Brooks served as First Deputy Superintendent and Acting Superintendent for the New York State Insurance Department. He also served as Deputy Attorney General for Operations at the New York State Office of Attorney General.

Mr. Brooks began his career as a Commercial Litigation Associate at Nixon, Hargrave Devans & Doyle, LLP. He is currently a board member of the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Associations, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel and the Insurance Federation of New York.

Mr. Brooks received his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

Equitable is the brand name for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY) and its affiliates. Equitable Advisors is the brand name for AXA Advisors, LLC (Member FINRA, SIPC).

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