Jill Goodman Joins Rothschild as a Managing Director to Lead the Firm's Special Committee and Fiduciary Practice in the U.S.

Jun 08, 2010, 09:00 ET from Rothschild

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rothschild announced today that Jill R. Goodman has joined the firm as a Managing Director and will lead the firm's Special Committee and Fiduciary Practice in the U.S.  Prior to joining Rothschild, Ms. Goodman was a Managing Director at Lazard, where she spent twelve years.  She has more than 17 years of experience advising corporate clients on M&A transactions across industries, in particular situations in which there exists an actual or potential conflict of interest among directors on a company's board.  Ms. Goodman focuses her practice on representing special and independent transaction committees.

Jim Lawrence, CEO of Rothschild North America, stated, "The cornerstone of Rothschild's advisory business is our ability to deliver independent, objective advice that is free from conflict.  A dedicated effort focused on serving special and independent committees is a natural and important extension of our platform.  Jill is one of the nation's experts on these issues and we are delighted that she is joining our team and excited about the opportunities that lie ahead."

Ms. Goodman graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rice University and received her law degree with honors from the University of Chicago.

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