Top hedge fund exec Bill Goodell switches teams

Bill Goodell
Source: Managed Funds Association

Hedge fund heavyweight William "Bill" Goodell has a new job.

Goodell—the brother of National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and son of former U.S. Sen. Charles Goodell—started June 1 as chief operating officer of hedge fund firm Partner Fund Management. He was COO until the end of May at Maverick Capital, a hedge fund firm he joined in 2008.

Originally a lawyer, Goodell worked for a decade under Julian Robertson as general counsel of Tiger Management. He also was chief administrative officer of Louis Bacon's Moore Capital Management. Later, while at Maverick, Goodell served from 2012 to 2013 as chairman of the Managed Funds Association, the top hedge fund lobbying group; he's still on the executive committee.