Suzanne brings more than 25 years’ experience to her employee benefits and executive compensation practice, in public interest and private practices in Washington, D.C., and at Verrill Dana since 1992. She counsels employers including global and national business organizations as well as tax-exempt educational and other institutions within and outside New England.
Suzanne is Chair of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group at Verrill Dana, and a member of the Higher Education practice group. With a focus on benefits, compensation and related legal issues from early in her professional career, she is experienced in all aspects of ERISA and employee benefits law, including qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, benefit plans in mergers and acquisitions, and fringe benefits. She frequently works with equity, incentive and other executive compensation arrangements.
Building relationships of confidence and trust with each client by combining her knowledge and experience with personal contact and timely responses is a principal value in Suzanne’s practice. She takes time to understand a client’s particular benefits culture in order to provide best solutions within the framework of legal compliance. Suzanne has been recognized by several attorney ranking organizations as one of the leading lawyers in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation.
Suzanne is Verrill Dana’s Lawyer Flexible Hours Coordinator and Chair of the Transactional Division of practice groups.