Jill Fairchild
Jill Fairchild

Jill Fairchild Senior Fiduciary Officer

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Notre Dame
  • Juris Doctor, Loyola University Chicago
  • Master of Laws in Taxation, University of Washington


Jill Fairchild is a Senior Vice President and a Senior Fiduciary Officer. Jill works with Northern Trust Wealth Management clients and their advisors to develop sophisticated and tax-efficient estate plans. Additionally, as a fiduciary practice lead for her team in Chicago, Jill is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the fiduciary practice, including oversight of all trust relationships, management and mitigation of fiduciary risk, review of all new trust business, and oversight of all court-related matters.


Jill began her career at Morgan Stanley in New York City, and after obtaining her J.D. and LL.M in Taxation, she practiced trust and estate law for high net worth individuals and families, including estate, gift, and tax planning, trust and estate administration, and trust and estate litigation.