People: Jessica M. Stricklin, Associate

Jessica M. Stricklin

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5219
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Ms. Stricklin is an associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

Ms. Stricklin advises clients on all aspects of qualified retirement and welfare plan design and administration. Ms. Stricklin assists clients in drafting plan documents, plan amendments, and participant communication materials, as well as correcting operational and fiduciary errors. She assists clients on matters relating to executive compensation arrangements, cafeteria plans, tax-qualified pension plans, 401(k) plans, and health and welfare plans, including compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, the Affordable Care Act, Cobra, and HIPAA. She also has experience counseling clients on employee benefit aspects of corporate transactions.

Ms. Stricklin is an associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

Ms. Stricklin advises clients on all aspects of qualified retirement and welfare plan design and administration. Ms. Stricklin assists clients in drafting plan documents, plan amendments, and participant communication materials, as well as correcting operational and fiduciary errors. She assists clients on matters relating to executive compensation arrangements, cafeteria plans, tax-qualified pension plans, 401(k) plans, and health and welfare plans, including compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, the Affordable Care Act, Cobra, and HIPAA. She also has experience counseling clients on employee benefit aspects of corporate transactions.

Education

  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, magna cum laude (2014)
    Order of the Coif
    Notes and Comments Editor, Tulane Law Review

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011)
    Honors in Liberal Arts 

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Texas

Presentations

  • “Preparing for a Partial Plan Termination-- Considerations and Consequences,” Texas Tax Lawyer (November 2016)
  • “The Most Dangerous Directive: The Rise of Presidential Memoranda in the Twenty-First Century as a Legislative Shortcut,” Tulane Law Review (December 2013)