Susan Bruno – Partner, ERISA and Employee Benefits; Employment

1350 Broadway, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.871.0540
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It is difficult to overestimate the importance of employee benefits. Our job, as employee benefit plan attorneys, is to ensure the continued viability of these plans while protecting the participants’ benefits

Susan Bruno is a Partner at Cary Kane, practicing primarily in the area of ERISA and Employee Benefits. She has handled benefits issues for over 20 years, first as an in-house attorney for life and health insurers and later as a benefits generalist, specializing in Taft-Hartley multiemployer benefit plans.

Ms. Bruno has contributed to BNA’s Employee Benefits Law, a leading treatise for lawyers practicing in the employee benefits field. She has spoken before meetings of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association on employee benefits law.

Ms. Bruno also practices Employment Law, handling matters that include contract negotiations, severance agreements, and discrimination. With respect to labor-management matters, Ms. Bruno represents unions at arbitration hearings and has worked on union elections before the National Labor Relations Board and NYS Public Employment Relations Board.

Ms. Bruno received her law degree from New York University School of Law. She received her B.A. from Stony Brook University with high honors in psychology, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is married with two children.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D. 1987
  • Stony Brook University, B.A. 1983

Bar Admission:

  • 1987 New York

Court Admissions:

  • 1987 United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • 1987 United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • 2013 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 2014 United States District Court, Western District of New York