About the Editors

Diane M. Morgenthaler
+1 312 984 7676

Diane focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. She represents clients in matters before the US Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

Diane serves as employee benefit counsel to Fortune 500 corporations and other global corporations, and represents both public and private clients. She regularly designs and implements a variety of employee benefit plans and programs. Diane has extensive experience in employee benefit issues involved in acquisitions, reorganizations and divestitures and in the design of employee benefits plans following such transactions. She also advises clients in matters involving multi-employer withdrawal liability, fiduciary liability and benefit claims.


Maureen O’Brien
+1 312 984 3242

Maureen advises clients on a broad range of employee benefits matters, including qualified plan design, welfare plan design, employee benefit plan compliance issues, fiduciary matters, multi-employer pension plan issues and nonqualified deferred compensation plans.

Maureen advises a wide variety of clients, including public companies, private equity and venture capital funds, and private companies regarding employee benefits issues. She has extensive experience assisting clients with issues affecting employee benefit plans in sales, acquisitions, spin-offs and other corporate transactions, as well as with employee benefits issues arising from restructuring proceedings, including plan terminations.