Rashida J. Stevens is an associate in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Employment & Benefits practice.  She helps advise clients on a wide variety of issues related to employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Her practice includes the design, implementation, communication, administration and amendment of tax-qualified retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements, equity-based compensation plans, and health and welfare plans.  Rashida's practice also includes 403(b) plans, Section 457 arrangements and other deferred compensation plans.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Rashida worked as a Certified Public Accountant for an international accounting firm assisting large corporations and not-for-profit organizations with various forms of tax compliance. 



North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University, BS, magna cum laude

Wake Forest University, MS

North Carolina Central University, JD, summa cum laude


  • North Carolina
  • Not admitted in Illinois. Practicing under the supervision of firm principals.