Karen Phillips to Attend The Alumni Society’s 2019 Influencers Dinner

Posted on February 5th, 2019

Karen E. Phillips, Senior Counsel of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will attend The Alumni Society’s 2019 Influencers Dinner on Wednesday, February 6, in New York City. The Alumni Society is a networking organization for Latino leaders who have graduated from highly selective universities and colleges.

Sponsored by ADP, the event will be held at Gramercy Tavern in New York City. Invitees include roughly twenty thought leaders and influencers, who will enjoy a round table discussion on issues facing Latino executives, along with a delicious six-course tasting menu, complete with wine pairings.

“I am privileged to have been invited to attend The Alumni Society’s 2019 Influencers Dinner. I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in this exclusive experience with other Alumni Society members, as well as leaders from ADP, and am looking forward to building strong relationships with my fellow dinner guests so that together we may continue to elevate Latino leadership in American business,” Phillips said.

Phillips represents clients in connection with employee benefits and compensation-related aspects of corporate transactions, financing arrangements, and public offerings, including negotiation, review, and drafting of transactional documents, supervision of due diligence, and identification of issues arising under, and assistance in complying with, the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, and applicable federal securities laws and exchange regulations.

Phillips also advises clients on the structure, implementation and administration of non-qualified employee compensation plans, programs and arrangements, including the associated federal tax implications. She represents clients in connection with the design, administration, amendment and termination of single-employer and multiemployer defined contribution retirement plans and defined benefit pension plans. She has also designed, negotiated, and drafted equity-based compensation plans and employment, consulting, termination, severance, and change-in-control agreements, as well as advised clients on the associated ERISA, federal , and securities implications.

Phillips received her LL.M. in taxation with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center in 2006, her J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1999, and her A.B. from the University of Chicago in 1989. She is a member of The Alumni Society.