Alice provides critical advice on the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of multibillion-dollar mergers and acquisitions. Her clients rely on her counsel for a wide range of matters, including nonqualified deferred compensation, equity and equity-based compensation, executive employment and severance agreements and qualified retirement planning and compliance. For more than 20 years, Alice has represented clients across the country and from various industries, including consumer products, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, retirement plan products and real estate investments.
Sutherland handles voluntary compliance submissions for qualified retirement plans.
Sutherland advises on design, implementation of executive officer employment agreements, compensation arrangements.
Represented Great-West Lifeco Inc. in the acquisition of Putnam Investments for $4 billion.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2013-2016)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of Tax: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (2011, 2016)
Named a “Dealmaker” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (2008, 2010, 2014)
•Eversheds Sutherland Women Stepping U
Board Member and Employee Benefits Chair, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Member, Governing Committee, Sutherland Women Stepping Up