Goldman Sachs recruits Sullivan & Cromwell partner as new co-GC

Sullivan litigator joins banking giant as co-general counsel and partner

In a move heralded in Sullivan & Cromwell quarters as emblematic of the firm’s role in helping women crack the glass ceiling, Goldman Sachs has announced that Sullivan partner Karen Seymour is joining the investment banking firm as co-general counsel and partner.

Seymour, who will take up the role in late January, will share responsibility for all of the investment bank’s global legal matters with Goldman GC Gregory Palm, who is also a former Sullivan partner.

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