Susan Olson

Retired Of Counsel

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1991

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California


  • University of San Francisco, School of Law - J.D., 1990
  • Golden Gate University - M.B.A., Finance, 1984
  • Golden Gate University - B.A., cum laude, 1979

Practice Experience

Our friend and colleague, Susan Olson, has retired after practicing law for over 25 years. Susan has concentrated her legal career in the areas of employee benefits and ERISA compliance. The firm is grateful for Susan's many years of excellent client service and professionalism. Susan's colleagues, Ron Richman  at or Sarah Bowen at sarah.bowen@bullivant.comcontinue to provide legal services to clients in these practice areas.

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Bar Association of San Francisco (Member)
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (Member)
  • Queen's Bench Bar Association (Member)
  • Spinnaker Yacht Club (Member, Junior Sailing Program, Fundraising Committee)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section)

Advisories and Insights

Publications and Presentations

  • Panelist, "Taft-Hartley Plans and the Affordable Care Act," California Labor Federation & State Building and Construction Trades Council of California (2013)