Mary K. Samsa is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.
Mary has more than 15 years of experience and has represented a wide range of organizations including, but not limited to, Fortune 100 public companies, privately held companies, multinational organizations and not-for-profit hospital systems as well as educational institutions. Mary’s primary practice focuses on executive compensation (for both taxable and tax-exempt entities) where she regularly advises on nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, executive employment arrangements (including the rebuttable presumption of reasonableness for tax-exempt entities), equity compensation arrangements, reporting and disclosure of compensatory arrangements, severance arrangements and change in control issues, to name just a few.
Mary is involved in the Tax and International Sections of the American Bar Association, Empowering Women Network (EWN), Founder of the Midwest Chapter of the Global Equity Organization, the Employee Benefits Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mary K. Samsa