Bloomberg Law
March 18, 2022, 4:41 PMUpdated: March 18, 2022, 9:06 PM

Goldman Sachs Gives First-Year Legal Chief $17.5 Million (2)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.‘s legal chief Kathryn Ruemmler received roughly $17.5 million in total compensation after being appointed its top lawyer a year ago, the firm disclosed in a proxy Friday.

Goldman paid Ruemmler $7.9 million in cash last year, including $1.5 million in base salary and a $6.4 million bonus, the proxy showed. Goldman gave her a stock bonus valued at $9.6 million, the firm said in a disclosure separate from its compensation table.

Goldman, led by David Solomon, tapped Ruemmler to succeed its former legal chief Karen Seymour. Ruemmler had joined Goldman in early 2020 as ...

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