McDermott Snags Employee Benefits Pro From Kirkland

Law360, New York (March 18, 2010, 12:56 PM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has scooped up former Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Maureen O’Brien, who joins the firm's Chicago office as an employee counsel in the employee benefits, compensation, labor and employment practice group.

The firm announced O'Brien's arrival this week.

O’Brien advises clients on a broad range of employee benefits matters, including qualified plan design, welfare plan design, employee benefit plan compliance issues, fiduciary matters and employee benefit plan funding requirements.

She regularly counsels clients regarding non-qualified deferred compensation plans and multi-employer pension...
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