Debra Hoffman has served as the practice leader of Mayer Brown's US Employment and Benefits group for several terms. She has been recognized by Chambers
(2013) as being "very levelheaded" and providing "honest, straightforward and practical legal advice." In addition to Chambers,
Debra has been recognized as a top lawyer in Illinois and a Super Lawyer.
Debra focuses her practice on issues regarding all areas of ERISA, employee benefit plans, and executive compensation. She especially concentrates on benefits issues that arise in connection with corporate transactions. Debbie currently represents Solvay North America LLC with regards to executive compensation matters and has advised on the US tax aspects of the international equity plans.