Karen Patton Seymour has been an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Corporation and Head of the Legal Department of Goldman Sachs since January 2018. Ms. Seymour is a member of the Management Committee, and joined the firm as a Partner in 2018.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Seymour was a partner and member of the Management Committee at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, specializing in commercial litigation, regulatory enforcement and internal investigations. She previously also served as Co-Managing Partner of Sullivan & Cromwell’s Litigation Group.
In addition to working at Sullivan & Cromwell, Ms. Seymour held several roles at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, including as Chief of the Criminal Division, where she oversaw all criminal investigations and prosecutions for the district, and before that as Chief of the General Crimes Unit.
Ms. Seymour is a member of the Board of the Vera Institute of Justice and is a member of the American Law Institute.