Gretchen Harders is a Member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation and HealthCare and Life Sciences practice group of Epstein Becker & Green, in the New York office. Ms. Harders counsels a broad range of clients on executive compensation and employee benefit issues, tax-qualified and non-qualified plans, 401(k) plans, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, deferred compensation, executive incentive compensation plans, executive employment and severance agreements, Section 409A compliance, equity-based compensation plans, multiemployer plans and health and welfare plans and trusts. Ms. Harders’ clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial services institutions, health care providers and tax-exempt organizations.
Ms. Harders is a frequent speaker on various employee benefit and executive compensation issues and developments and has authored articles on various topics of ERISA and employee benefits law. She is on the editorial board of the Bloomberg BNA Compensation Planning Journal and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and New York Metro Super Lawyers and Top Women lists. Ms. Harders received her B.A. from the University of Chicago and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School (cum laude).