Susan Wetzel is a partner in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP and is the chair of its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group. She counsels employers, executives, and members of corporate boards regarding design, implementation, and compliance issues relating to retirement plans, welfare plans, employee benefits, executive compensation, and mergers and acquisitions. She has provided legal advice regarding the employee benefit issues in over 1,000 mergers and acquisitions throughout her career. She is a frequent speaker on employee benefits issues at seminars for human resources groups, bar associations, individual companies, and continuing education seminars. She has been recognized in the Chambers USA guide, Chambers and Partners, in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Dallas, Fort Worth and Surrounding Areas), (2019-2021).