José Ramón González
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
José Ramón González is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Equitable Holdings, and a member of the company’s Management Committee. In this role, González leads the Law Department with responsibility for all legal, compliance, regulatory and governmental affairs.
Previously, Mr. González was Executive Vice President & General Counsel for CNA Insurance, serving as principal counsel to the Chief Executive Officer, senior management team and board of directors. He led the Law Department and was responsible for legal affairs, compliance, regulatory and government affairs, corporate secretary affairs, securities and litigation.
Prior to joining CNA, Mr. González was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at QBE North America, and Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Torus Insurance. He also held numerous leadership roles over the course of 12 years within the legal function of AIG. During his tenure, he played a leading role in the resolution of numerous significant regulatory matters.
Mr. González began practicing law in 1995 as a corporate associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
With a longstanding commitment to the community, Mr. González has served on a number of not-for-profit boards of directors. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and a member of the boards of The Bass Museum of Art and the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mr. González holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from the Columbia University School of Law.