Press Release
June 20, 2023

Christina Wong Joins Goodwin as Chief Financial Officer


Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Christina Wong joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer, resident in the New York office. In this role, she will plan, direct, and control the firm’s financial planning and analysis, budgeting, pricing, accounting, forecasting, cash management, and billing and collections functions.

“Driven by strong client demand for our unique capital-meets-innovation platform, Goodwin’s business continues to grow in breadth, depth, and operational sophistication,” said Goodwin’s Chief Operating Officer. “The scale at which we operate requires the very best leadership across all of our business of law functions. As an accomplished business executive with decades of financial performance, operational excellence, and strategic planning and execution experience, Christina is a truly transformational leader who will accelerate the initiatives of our global finance department in service of our clients and our firm. We are thrilled to welcome her to Goodwin.”

“Goodwin serves clients across both established and emerging industries driving the global economy, and it does so while prioritizing a culture of collaboration, inclusion, and excellence,” said Wong. “All of these factors have made joining Goodwin an easy decision, and I look forward to partnering with the firm’s lawyers and business professionals as we continue to build, innovate, and be the firm of choice for clients.”

Most recently, Wong served as the CFO of Ankura Consulting Group, a global consulting company. Prior to Ankura, she spent nearly 30 years in a variety of financial leadership roles at American Express, including – most recently – as the CFO of Global Merchant Services, which operates a global payments network to process and settle transactions and acquire merchants. She previously served as the CFO for the Business-to-Business Risk, Information and Banking organization, as well as the CFO of American Express Bank Ltd.

Wong earned an MBA in Finance and International Business (with distinction) from New York University, and a BS in Finance (magna cum laude) from Boston College.

Goodwin’s Global Operations Team – all of the firm’s business professionals – partners with our clients across a wide range of areas. Named the Best Business Team by The American Lawyer, the Global Operations Team partners with the firm’s lawyers to develop deep and long-lasting relationships with clients.