Brian D. Hector

Mr. Hector focuses his practice on ERISA and employee benefits law including the areas of ESOPs, qualified plans, all types of executive compensation, fiduciary liability, and related securities law issues. Mr. Hector is a nationally recognized ESOP attorney, who has advised several public and private ESOP companies with regard to corporate governance, succession planning strategies, ownership transition, and liquidity transactions.

Mr. Hector has served as counsel to companies and shareholders regarding the use of ESOPs in numerous transactions, including equity repurchases, ownership succession transactions, leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations. He has also represented lenders and trustees in ESOP transactions.

Mr. Hector has an impressive history working with all types of benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements. He has also represented several clients before the IRS and the Department of Labor in connection with ESOP and employee benefits matters.

Mr. Hector has lectured extensively regarding employee benefits and ESOPs. He speaks regularly at the annual national conferences of The ESOP Association, the National Center for Employee Ownership, at their local and regional conferences, and at numerous other seminars.

Mr. Hector is also an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School teaching in the area of executive compensation.

Mr. Hector received his J.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent in 1989 and his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1983.

Mr. Hector is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. Tax Court.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2) ERISA/Employee Benefits Litigation and 3) ESOP Compliance/Transaction Matters
Law School Kent Law School - University of Kent
Education University of Illinois, 1983, B.A.
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Illinois
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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