Calendar of Upcoming Events for the SEATTLE Chapter

Prior Events

Date and Time:1/25/2018 11:30AM-1:00PM
Event:Seattle Chapter NASPP Lunch Meeting
Topic:US Tax Reform
Location:Perkins Coie 1201 Third Ave. Suite 4900 Seattle, WA 98101
Contact:Emily Curcio

Sweeping changes brought about by the new tax laws include significant revisions and additions to the tax code that alter the tax treatment of executive and equity compensation. This meeting will focus on the following topics:

  • Substantial modification of Section 162(m);

  • Transition and grandfathering considerations for existing arrangements; and

  • Action items for the short and long term, including proxy statement disclosure and plan amendments.


J. Sue Morgan | Partner | Seattle, WA

Sue Morgan, a partner in the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice, has more than 30 years of experience in counseling clients on executive and equity compensation, corporate finance and securities, and insider trading compliance. Sue frequently speaks on such issues as executive compensation, option exchanges, insider trading compliance and 10b5-1 plans, and SEC reporting and disclosure at national and regional conferences of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, and the ABA Business Law Section.

Sue is a co-author of The Executive Compensation and Disclosure Handbook: A Practical Guide to the SEC’s Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules (RR Donnelley, Revised 2010) and a contributing author to The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives (RR Donnelley, Revised 2011).

Lisa M. McGimpsey | Partner | Seattle, WA

Lisa McGimpsey is a partner in the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice and the vice chair of the firm’s Corporate practice. Lisa focuses on the federal income tax aspects of executive compensation matters, and she has significant experience in designing and drafting a wide variety of compensation plans and arrangements, including equity-based compensation plans and change-in-control arrangements.

Lisa's representative experience includes providing federal income tax advice with respect to equity-based compensation and other compensation arrangements, executive compensation aspects of M&A transactions, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements (Section 409A), golden parachute payments (Section 280G), and limitations on tax deductions for public companies (Section 162(m)). Lisa is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.



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