Expert knowledge in employee benefits and executive compensation working with large publicly held corporations. Extensive experience in benefit due diligence of merger and acquisition transactions and benefit implications of bankruptcies and workouts. Counsels large pension plans and investment managers in investments by ERISA plans and has extensive experience in funded welfare benefit plans and all areas of executive compensation. In working with clients, delivers a keen business sense with strategic focus that enhances the bottom line. Credentials enhanced by appointment to ERISA Advisory Council and election as a Fellow to the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. Rated AV in Martindale.
Founder and head of employee benefit and executive compensation practice at Jenner & Block, 1981-2013. Department of Labor, ERISA advisory council 2006-2008, chair 2008.
Current, Lecturer in law, major IL university