From 1989 through 2018, Bonnie Litt was a lawyer at Goldman Sachs, most recently serving as managing director and practice group head for its U.S. prime services practice that included prime brokerage, futures, cleared derivatives and securities clearing.
At Goldman Sachs, Litt was a member of the firm’s exchange and clearing house review committee, its securities division client business standards committee and regional new products committee. Throughout her career, she was an active member of the FIA Law and Compliance Division, serving as a member of the executive committee from 1994 through 2018 and serving as the group’s president from 2008 to 2010. Litt also served on the CFTC Global Markets Advisory Committee from 2004 to 2009, the NFA board of directors from 2002 to 2006 and the NFA FCM Advisory Committee.
In 2018, Litt left Goldman to pursue her long-term interest in education reform and access by joining Success Academy Charter Schools as general counsel. She is also a member of the board of directors of Breakthrough New York, a 10-year college success program focused on low income New York children. She has been board chair of BTNY since 2016.