Susan Whittaker Hughes focuses her practice on providing exceptional employee benefits legal services to large employers. Her practice focuses on health and welfare benefit plan design and compliance. She has extensive knowledge of and experience with healthcare reform matters, having worked on Affordable Care Act issues since the law's execution. In addition, she has experience with qualified plans and executive compensation issues. Through cultivating strong client relationships, Susan develops a thorough understanding of the individual needs of her clients. This understanding, combined with her ability to balance the practical needs of clients with the creativity necessary in designing benefit plans and compliance initiatives, helps her craft tailored, employer-specific plans and solutions that address individual organizational needs.