People: Kaley M. Ventura, Associate

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Kaley M. Ventura

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5541
Fax: (312) 460-7541
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Ms. Ventura is an associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office.

Ms. Ventura advises public and private employers on issues affecting a wide variety of benefit arrangements, including 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, defined benefit plans, health and welfare plans, fringe benefit plans, and executive compensation programs. She regularly counsels clients on the design and administration of qualified retirement plans. Ms. Ventura assists clients in drafting plan documents and participant communications, correcting operational and fiduciary errors, navigating IRS and DOL audits and merging and terminating plans, among other matters. She also frequently assists clients on matters relating to health and welfare plans, cafeteria plans, wellness programs and severance plans, including compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA and COBRA.

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

Ms. Ventura advises public and private employers on issues affecting a wide variety of benefit arrangements, including 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, defined benefit plans, health and welfare plans, fringe benefit plans, and executive compensation programs. She regularly counsels clients on the design and administration of qualified retirement plans. Ms. Ventura assists clients in drafting plan documents and participant communications, correcting operational and fiduciary errors, navigating IRS and DOL audits and merging and terminating plans, among other matters. She also frequently assists clients on matters relating to health and welfare plans, cafeteria plans, wellness programs and severance plans, including compliance with ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA and COBRA.

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude (2012)
    Associate and Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review
    Certificates of Merit, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Enterprise Organization
    Certificate of Pro Bono Service
  • B.A., Marquette University, summa cum laude (2009)
    Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Affiliations

  • Worldwide Employee Benefits Network, Chicago Chapter (Steering Committee)

Presentations

  • “Wellness Programs and the EEOC,” 2017 HR Conferences, Management Association of Illinois (March 16, 2017)
  • "ACA: What’s the Latest?," Management Association of Illinois (September 29, 2016)

Community Involvement

  • Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB) – Chicago (Programming Committee co-chair and Steering Committee member)