Sarah Suma practices in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation and regularly helps clients navigate the benefit and compensation aspects of complex corporate transactions. Recent transactions include public and private company matters, multijurisdictional transactions, and a variety of transaction structures including stock and asset sales, mergers, inversions, joint ventures, spin-offs, and other tax-structured transfers.
Sarah's practice includes a broad range of day-to-day employee benefits and executive compensation matters. She helps employers design and implement qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and compensation arrangements and advises clients on the ERISA, tax, and other compliance issues involved in maintaining those plans. She also frequently drafts and negotiates equity and other incentive arrangements and employment, severance, retention, and change-of-control agreements.
Sarah is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Steering Committee of the WEB Worldwide Employee Benefits Network Cleveland Chapter.
- Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D. with high honors 2008; Valedictorian; Executive Articles Editor, Law Review); St. John's College (B.A. in Liberal Arts 2002)