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Jill Goodman

Senior Counsel, Employment and Contracts

Jill joined Flagship Pioneering in 2021 and leads both the Employment and Contracts legal functions. Jill primarily focuses her legal work on in-house employment matters for Flagship and as an employment law advisor to its enterprise companies. She provides strategic advice to Flagship’s leadership team and Human Resources on all legal matters and policies related to their employees, including hiring, retention, termination, employee relations, compliance, and compensation. As head of the Contracts team, Jill oversees the function as a whole and serves as an escalation contact for all contracting-related matters.

Over the past 20+ years, Jill has worked in private practice as an employment litigator, representing both employees and employers in discrimination, wage and hour, breach of contract, harassment, and similar claims. She also worked as a transactional attorney negotiating pre-clinical and clinical contracts in the biotech industry. Her prior legal work includes operating her own solo employment practices and roles at Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda), Citizens Bank, and Faber Daeufer & Itrato, P.C.

She received her B.S. from Emerson College, her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and her graduate certificate in HR Studies from Cornell University.