Susan G. Curtis is Of Counsel to Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., where she practices in the firm’s Employee Benefits group located in New York City, NY. Ms. Curtis has an extensive employee benefits and executive compensation background that includes advising clients on tax qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans, including governmental, multiemployer and single employer plans, plans holding employer stock, as well as 403(b) and 457 plans. Her experience includes drafting plan documents, qualifying plans with the IRS and ensuring their continued compliance with applicable statutes and regulations, including EPCRS filings. She counsels clients with respect to ERISA’s fiduciary requirements, including correction of fiduciary issues, and ERISA’s reporting and disclosure requirements.
Ms. Curtis assists clients with both insured and self-insured welfare plans, including health, flexible spending, long and short-term disability and life insurance programs, and provides legal advice to clients as to Affordable Care Act compliance and design issues.
Ms. Curtis also advises clients on the design of their executive compensation programs and the executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Curtis negotiates employment and severance agreements on behalf of executives of private investment funds, publicly held corporations and closely held businesses.
Prior to joining Meyer Suozzi, Ms. Curtis worked as an associate at Proskauer Rose, served as Counsel at White & Case and did legal work for Meyer Souzzi as an outside lawyer. Ms. Curtis also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at New York University Law School for several years.