Press Release December 04, 2014

Goodwin Procter Expands ERISA & Executive Compensation Practice with Addition of Natascha George in Boston

Goodwin Procter, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that Natascha George has joined the firm as a partner in its ERISA & Executive Compensation Practice in Boston. George comes to Goodwin from Bingham McCutchen, where she was a partner in that firm’s Boston office.

George’s practice focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits law. She advises clients on executive employment and consulting arrangements, severance obligations, and equity and equity-based compensation plans, both in the ordinary course and in the context of mergers, acquisitions and other business restructurings, initial public offerings, and bankruptcy proceedings. George works with clients ranging from multinational public companies to closely held businesses in the design, implementation, maintenance and termination of executive compensation and employee benefits arrangements.

George has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation) from 2007-2014, as well as by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

“Natascha’s experience advising a diverse group of clients makes her a key addition as our ERISA & Executive Compensation Practice expands to support the increasing employee benefit and executive compensation needs of our clients across Goodwin’s Business Law Department,” said Andy Sucoff, chair of the firm’s Boston office.

George is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. She received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, her Master’s of Public Health from Boston University and her B.A. from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She can be reached at ngeorge@goodwinlaw.com or at (617) 570-8110.

Goodwin Procter’s ERISA & Executive Compensation Practice is among the most well-known in the United States. Its attorneys provide comprehensive, practical advice to clients in a range of industries and work closely with Goodwin litigators representing clients in ERISA litigation. The firm’s ERISA attorneys provide advice on all aspects of executive compensation for both public and private companies, counsel on the compensation and benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and represent employers with respect to retirement and welfare benefit plans. The Group’s clients include major banks and other financial services companies, real estate investment trusts, industrial conglomerates, hospitality companies, real estate and private investment funds, technology and life science companies, energy companies and leading teaching hospitals.

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. With more than 850 lawyers, Goodwin offers innovative counsel and delivers results through a client-centric and collaborative approach. The firm focuses on matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation/white collar defense, and technology/life sciences. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com. Follow us on Twitter @goodwinprocter.