Bloomberg Law
March 22, 2021, 8:03 PMUpdated: March 23, 2021, 1:33 AM

Goldman Sachs’ Exiting Legal Chief Earned $9 Million in 2020 (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. general counsel Karen Seymour received more than $9 million in total compensation last year, a slight increase over what she earned in 2019.

David Solomon, chairman and CEO of Goldman, announced earlier this month that Seymour had chosen to retire March 31 and return to Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, where she had been a partner prior to joining Goldman in 2018.

Seymour took over as the financial services conglomerate’s legal chief the following year after longtime law department leader Gregory Palm retired from the role. Seymour earned nearly $8.4 million from Goldman ...

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