Susan “Susie” D. Lastowski has worked on benefits matters for clients for more than 25 years. Susie is involved in a variety of aspects of the firm’s employee benefits practice, with substantial experience in drafting and designing all types of qualified plans and 403(b) plans, communications, forms and notices, conducting compliance reviews, advising clients on legislative and regulatory issues, preparing IRS determination letter requests and VCP filings, and reviewing qualified domestic relations orders.
Susie has also worked on other types of benefit plans, including nonqualified retirement plans and welfare plans. She regularly advises new associates and also assists with the administration of the firm's retirement plans. Additionally, Susie has assisted clients onsite for short-term projects.
Susie earned her certificate of graduation from the Institute for Employee Benefits Training (The Philadelphia Institute) in 1984.
University of Pennsylvania, 1981, M.A.
Brown University, 1976, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chambers USA (2019)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits (ERISA Law), US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)