Susan J. Daley Esq.

Perkins Coie LLP
Daley, Susan J.

Susan Daley is a Partner with Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago and has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of executive compensation, securities and employee benefits.

She is currently President of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, Chair of the Federal Securities Law Subcommittee of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, and a member of the BNA Pension & Benefits Advisory Board. She is a former Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Employee Benefits Section Council, the Chicago Bar Association Employee Benefits Committee and the Chicago Bar Association Federal Taxation Committee.

Ms. Daley is a frequent author and speaker on securities, executive compensation and employee benefits issues. Some of her recent presentation topics include Executive Compensation Issues Arising in these Economic Times; Escaping the Options Back-Dating Scandal Unscathed: How to Make Sure Your Grant Practices are Beyond Question; Let the Sun Shine In - Disclosing Executives Pay; Executive Compensation: First Look at the SEC's New Disclosure Rules!; 409A: A Farewell to Transition; 8-K Reporting Obligations; Proxy Disclosure; 10b-5 Plans; Keeping Profits and Avoiding Embarrassment; Reporting Requirements and Liability Issues Under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; Annual Meetings, Proxy Statements and Stock Option Plan Fundamentals; Impact of Deferred Compensation Legislation on Severance, Employment Agreements and Compensation Arrangements; Securities Issues with Respect to Executive Compensation; and Expensing Options under FAS 123R and Trends in Equity Compensation.

She received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Connecticut and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Ms. Daley is co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio SeriesSecurities Law Aspects of Employee Benefit Plans.  This portfolio volume deals with the registration requirements under federal securities laws, as well as the executive compensation proxy disclosure and other reporting requirements, the short-swing profits recovery rules, and the application of tender offer requirements to executive compensation arrangements.