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Biography PhotoDavid S. Goldstein
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

David Goldstein is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Symetra Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries. In this role, Mr. Goldstein oversees the activities of the company’s Law and Compliance Departments, including corporate governance, securities compliance, contracts, and statutory and regulatory affairs. He also provides senior management with legal advice on strategic and operational issues.

Mr. Goldstein joined Symetra in November 2011 from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Washington, D.C. As a partner in the Financial Services Practice Group, he counseled financial institutions, including insurance companies, investment advisors, broker-dealers and employee benefit plan service providers, on a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters. Before joining Sutherland, Mr. Goldstein served on the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Investment Management. Earlier in his career, he was an assistant vice president and assistant general counsel at the Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC).

Mr. Goldstein earned a bachelor’s degree at Hampshire College and his law degree at Boston University School of Law.