Jill Fairchild
Jill Fairchild

Jill Fairchild SVP, Senior Fiduciary Officer

Joined Northern Trust



  • B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame
  • J.D. from Loyola University Chicago
  • LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington


Jill Fairchild is a Vice President and the Senior Fiduciary Officer for the Pacific Northwest, based in the Seattle office. As the fiduciary practice lead, Jill is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the region's 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.

Community Involvement

She is a member of the Washington State Bar and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Bar Association's Taxation Section. She is also an active member of the Real Property Probate and Trust Section of the Bar Association and frequently speaks on estate planning strategies and estate and trust administration matters. Jill is also a member of Washington Women in Tax and the Washington Planned Giving Council.