Kimberly Steefel has nearly 15 years of experience advising employers and their in-house counsel on employee benefits, executive compensation, ERISA, and related tax and securities compliance matters. Kim counsels clients on all aspects of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and other employee benefits, as well as labor and employment matters.
With a background working for large law firms in New York City, Cincinnati, and Houston, she has extensive experience in tax qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, incentive and equity-based plans, and other executive compensation arrangements including design, implementation, administration, compliance, and correction methods. She has represented both employers and executives in negotiating and drafting employment agreements, severance programs, restrictive covenant agreements, and other arrangements.
Pro Bono Experience
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Texas State Bar Association
Worldwide Employee Benefits Network
New York University School of Law (J.D. 2007)
Institute of Judicial Administration Fellow
Robert McKay Scholar
Senior Editor of Production, Annual Survey of American Law
University of Pennsylvania (B.A., summa cum laude, 2002)
Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key National Honors Society
Edwin B. Williams Prize in Spanish