Diane V. Dygert

Ms. Dygert is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP practicing in the area of Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation. She frequently provides counsel to clients on voluntary and involuntary severance and reductions in force. Ms. Dygert has substantial experience with both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans as well as health and welfare plans. She has counseled and trained clients extensively on HIPAA privacy compliance and helped implement compliance plans. Ms. Dygert works with clients on establishing and conducting appropriate fiduciary compliance processes—critically important in this era of intense scrutiny. She also focuses on executive compensation matters, including employment and severance agreements, stock options, restricted stock, and performance-based compensation. Ms. Dygert is involved in the international aspects of employee benefits issues.

Ms. Dygert has served as an adjunct professor in the Employee Benefits Graduate Program at John Marshall Law School. Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Dygert was senior counsel at Waste Management, Inc., where she was responsible for legal review of all areas of employee benefits and executive compensation.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, 2) Retirement Plans, 3) Health & Welfare Benefit Plans, 4) HIPAA Privacy & Security, 5) Corporate Transactions, 6) Equity & Executive Compensation and 7) Employee Benefits Administrative Service Center
Law School The University of Michigan Law School ( J.D., 1987)
Education Cornell University (B.S.,1984)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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