Chicago, Illinois 60603
Mr. Hirsch is a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Hirsch represents both Fortune 100 and private corporations in all facets of employee benefits law. He counsels companies on qualified retirement and welfare plan matters regarding plan design, plan administration, fiduciary responsibility and disclosure requirements. Mr. Hirsch routinely advises clients with issues arising under defined benefit, cash balance and pension equity plans. He also has extensive experience with group separation agreements and compliance under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act.
Mr. Hirsch is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Using Lean Six Sigma and project management methodologies, our SeyfarthLean® approach delivers increased value to our clients at a time of increased market pressures and competitive demands. Seyfarth’s commitment to delivering legal services in a new way—with an emphasis on value and continuous improvement—has been praised by the Association of Corporate Counsel as being "five years ahead of every other AmLaw 200 firm."
|Areas of Practice||1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2) Employee Benefits Administrative Service Center, 3) Equity & Executive Compensation and 4) Retirement Plans|
|Law School||Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., 1999)|
|Education||Washington University (M.H.A.,1999); Cornell University (B.A.,1992)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Seyfarth Shaw LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Carol R. Freeman is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Freeman represents employers in employment law, labor relations, and related administrative claims and litigation.