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Pamela D. Perdue is Of Counsel to the St. Louis, Missouri law firm of Summers Compton Wells PC, where she has represented thousands of companies in establishing and maintaining tax-qualified retirement plans, self insured health plans as well as executive compensation arrangements. Her Clients have included Fortune 100 companies, national insurance companies, national brokerage firms, and utilities and entities in all industries.

Ms. Perdue is the author of the definitive professional book on the topic, Qualified Pension and Profit-Sharing Plans, published by Warren, Gorham & Lamont (RIA), which is part of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. She is also the author of the newsletter Pamela D. Perdue’s Pension & Benefits Update, a semi-monthly RIA newsletter from the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. This newsletter can be accessed on Checkpoint®, the industry-leading online research platform, providing tax, accounting and corporate finance professionals from the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters.

Living in the Midwest, Perdue has consistently earned high honors as a top lawyer, both nationally and regionally. She has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America (1995-2008); Top Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas, as published in KC Magazine’s Super Lawyer Section (1998-2008); and Top St. Louis attorneys from 2003-2008.

A prolific writer about corporate needs in retirement plans, self insured health plans and executive compensation arrangements, she has authored numerous articles on employee benefit issues and speaks frequently, both nationally and regionally, on these topics. Ms. Perdue has written many articles on employee benefit matters published in national journals and is quoted frequently in Tax Notes.

Ms. Perdue, a frequently-quoted legal expert on trends in corporate pension, benefits and compensation, is available for press interview by contacting Melissa Lande, Lande Communications, 800-993-7600.

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