THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION
DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
AMENDED AND RESTATED AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2001
DESIGNATION OF PLAN AND DEFINITIONS
This Plan shall be known as "The Allstate Corporation Deferred Compensation Plan." The Plan was adopted by
Allstate Insurance Company effective January 1, 1995. The Plan was amended and restated by the Company,
effective January 1, 1996, November 11, 1997, September 1, 1999, November 1, 2000, and November 1,
The following definitions will apply:
(a) "Account" shall mean the bookkeeping entries made to state the balance of Compensation deferred by a
Participant under the Plan, as adjusted pursuant to Article IV of the Plan. A Participant's Account shall also
include any cash amounts automatically directed to this Plan by action of the Board of Directors of The Allstate
Corporation or a committee thereof. For purposes of this Plan, "Account" shall include any amounts deferred by
a Participant, as adjusted for earnings and debits, under The Allstate Corporation Deferred Compensation Plan
for Employee Agents and The Allstate Corporation Deferred Compensation Plan for Independent Contractor
(b) "Beneficiary" or "Contingent Beneficiary" shall mean the person or persons last designated in writing by the
Participant to the Committee, in accordance with Section 8.5 of this Plan.
(c) "Board" shall mean the Board of Directors of the Company.
(d) "Code" shall mean the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
(e) "Committee" shall mean the Committee appointed by the Board of Directors pursuant to Article VI of this
Plan, and shall mean those persons to whom the Committee has delegated administrative duties pursuant to
(f) "Company" shall mean The Allstate Corporation.
(g) "Compensation" shall mean all of the items included in the term "Annual Compensation" as that term is defined
in the Allstate Retirement Plan without regard to the annual compe