Chicago, Illinois 60601-9703
Christine Matott is of counsel in the firm’s Chicago office concentrating her practice on employee benefits, executive compensation, and ERISA matters.
Ms. Matott advises employers on a wide variety of issues involving qualified retirement and welfare benefit plans, such as the design and drafting of plan documents, plan operations and administration, EPCRS, DOL and IRS audits, fiduciary governance, COBRA, and the Affordable Care Act. She also counsels clients on executive compensation arrangements, including employment, severance, and change in control agreements, offer letters, equity and other incentive compensation arrangements, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. In addition, Ms. Matott represents clients with respect to employee benefit plans in corporate transactions and lending transactions.
Ms. Matott also advises clients on ERISA matters relating to the structuring and offering of investment vehicles, including structuring investments so that the fund may rely on exemptions to the ERISA plan asset rules.
Ms. Matott received her B.A. in Classical Studies from the University of Chicago in 2000, and she received her J.D., summa cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law in 2006 where she was a member of the executive board and symposium editor for the DePaul Law Review.
|Areas of Practice||1) ERISA Litigation, 2) Labor, 3) Employment and 4) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation|
|Law School||DePaul University College of Law (J.D.,2006)|
|Education||University of Chicago (B.A.,2000)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Winston & Strawn LLP|
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