Liza LeAndre is the Senior Corporate Counsel-Benefits at the Colgate-Palmolive Company where she advises on the company's global retirement, welfare benefit and compensation programs as well as its executive and stock-based incentive compensation benefits. She also advises on plan asset management, plan governance, and the company's international benefits programs.
Prior to Colgate, Ms. LeAndre served as Corporate Counsel for Lucent Technologies where she provided legal advice in compensation and benefits areas including retirement plans, in-house asset management, executive compensation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, stock-based compensation, welfare plans and collective bargaining.
Ms. LeAndre was also Legal Consultant at Hewitt Associates and performed legal consulting to its actuarial, executive compensation, pension, defined contribution, total benefits administration, merger and acquisition and executive compensation practice groups. She was also an associate in the Employee Benefits group at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton where she advised in areas including plan asset investment, executive compensation and merger and acquisitions.
Ms. LeAndre received her A.B. from Princeton University and her J.D. from the Harvard Law School.