Summer Conley is counsel in the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. Her practice covers a variety of employee benefit areas, including qualified plan work, executive compensation, and health and welfare issues such as HIPAA, COBRA, Section 125 and Healthcare Reform. Summer has assisted many companies in their compliance with the HIPAA privacy and Healthcare Reform rules. She has experience drafting all types of plan documents, summary plan descriptions and employee communications as well as advising clients regarding establishing, changing and terminating benefit programs, and entering into benefits service agreements. Summer assists plan sponsors and fiduciaries in complying with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code. She also advises plan service providers (e.g., RIAs, investment managers, record-keepers, broker-dealers, etc.) with respect to their ERISA obligations.
In General. Summer received her J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law where she was the Valedictorian. She was also a note and comment editor for the Pepperdine Law Review. Summer received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.