Catalant Adds Melanie Goins as General Counsel
Goins brings deep legal expertise and a knowledge of online marketplaces
Catalant, the technology company readying 30 percent of the Fortune 100 for the future of work, announced today that Melanie Goins will be joining the company as General Counsel. Goins will lead Catalant’s legal function as it supports the company’s engagement of clients, manages corporate governance and provides counsel on various business matters as the company continues to scale.
“We are incredibly excited for Melanie to join our leadership team – she is a dynamic business talent with the key background of helping grow a company from early scale to publicly traded. Her experience at a pillar Boston-area company positions her well to help lead our next phase of growth,” said Rob Biederman, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Catalant.
Goins previously served as an associate general counsel at Care.com, the largest online destination for finding and managing family care, where she provided transactional and strategic advice during the company’s growth from late-stage start up to public company.
During her tenure, Goins supported Care.com’s corporate, product, marketing, B2B sales and operations and corporate social responsibility teams and provided guidance on legal issues affecting the company, including securities law, marketing regulations and data protection. Prior to Care.com, Goins was a senior associate at WilmerHale.
“I’m very interested in how the digital economy is impacting our lives,” said Goins. “From finding and booking childcare online to engaging an M&A expert that has been suggested to you through AI recommendations, technology is changing the way we engage workers and I’m excited to play a part in the transformation.”