Natascha George, a partner in Goodwin's ERISA + Executive Compensation Group, focuses her practice on executive compensation and employee benefits law. With more than 18 years’ experience in the industry, she advises clients regarding 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. She 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.

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Professional Activities

Ms. George is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations. She has served as Tax Section co-chair and ERISA Subcommittee co-chair for the Tax Section of the Boston Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2014, Ms. George was a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP in Boston. Previously, she was with Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Services Company and Watson Wyatt Worldwide.

Ms. George has served as a lecturer in law at Boston University School of Law’s Tax LL.M. program since 2010.


Ms. George’s work in the executive compensation field has been consistently recognized by several leading attorney guides:

  • Chambers USA, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (2007-2017)
  • Best Lawyers, Employee Benefits Law (2008-2015, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts (2013)

Chambers USA notes that “clients praise her creative approach and view her as a great asset who is really knowledgeable and provides great guidance.”

In law school, Ms. George served as case and note editor for the American Journal of Law and Medicine.

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J.D., 1995
Boston University School of Law
M.P.H., 1996
Boston University
B.A., 1992
University of Missouri



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