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October 28, 2021

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Susan E. Stoffer

Susan E. Stoffer

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
sue.stoffer@nelsonmullins.com

Sue practices in executive compensation and employee benefits law. Sue has spent more than 25 years, including many years with a large international law firm based in New York, counseling clients on equity and non-equity incentive plans and complex retirement plan and health and welfare plan compliance issues. Sue also served as the in-house employee benefits...

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Sue practices in executive compensation and employee benefits law. Sue has spent more than 25 years, including many years with a large international law firm based in New York, counseling clients on equity and non-equity incentive plans and complex retirement plan and health and welfare plan compliance issues. Sue also served as the in-house employee benefits counsel for Time Warner Inc., assisting the company with challenging merger and acquisition issues as they related to a multitude of compensation and benefits arrangements covering a wide-spectrum of employee classifications.

 

Susan E. Stoffer

counsel for Time Warner Inc., assisting the company with challenging merger and acquisition issues as they related to a multitude of compensation and benefits arrangements covering a wide-spectrum of employee classifications.

 

Sue practices in executive compensation and employee benefits law. Sue has spent more than 25 years, including many years with a large international law firm based in New York, counseling clients on equity and non-equity incentive plans and complex retirement plan and health and welfare plan compliance issues. Sue also served as the in-house employee benefits... counsel for Time Warner Inc., assisting the company with challenging merger and acquisition issues as they related to a multitude of compensation and benefits arrangements covering a wide-spectrum of employee classifications.

 

Experience

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Experience

  • Experienced in executive compensation plan design and funding alternatives
  • Experienced in Section 409A compliance and corrections, including compensation and benefits aspects of employment agreements and severance arrangements
  • Counsels clients with respect to defined benefit and defined contribution plan design and complex testing issues, including qualified separate line of business testing
  • Experienced in welfare plan compliance, PPACA healthcare reform, HIPAA, COBRA, and retiree welfare arrangements
  • Counsels clients on benefits issues connected with PEOs and employee outsourcing arrangements
  • Experience dealing with collectively bargained pension and healthcare issues, including negotiation of such matters
  • Counsels clients with respect to ERISA fiduciary issues, prohibited transactions, and ERISA disclosure compliance
  • Experience with implementing IRS and DOL voluntary compliance corrections for qualified retirement plans
  • Experienced in the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner with another AmLaw 100 law firm’s Atlanta office
  • Previous work at a large international AmLaw 50 Firm in New York
  • In-house employee benefits counsel for Time Warner Inc.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, JD (1986)
  • University of Illinois, BA (1980)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • New York

Practice Areas

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  • Labor and Employment Section, Employee Benefits Committee, American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Plan Design, Qualification, and Administration (2003-2007)
    • Editor and Contributing Author, Employee Benefits Law
  • IRS Employee Plans Council (Alumnus, Gulf Coast Region)
  • Executive Resource Board, Lee Hecht Harrison
  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals
  • Pension Editorial Advisory Board, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business — CCH and Aspen Publishers
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