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Michael Weisshar

Attorney

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5530
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Michael Weisshar is a staff attorney in the Employee Benefits Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

As an Employee Benefits Summer Fellow, Mr. Weisshar performed pro-bono work by drafting a Qualified Domestic Relations Order for a modest-means client. Further, Mr. Weisshar conducted research concerning Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuities, and compliance requirements for Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Flexible Spending Accounts. Finally, as a case assistant, Mr. Weisshar drafted a state-by-state compilation of attorney solicitation regulations.

While attending Pepperdine Law School, Mr. Weisshar served as a Staff Member for the Pepperdine Law Review and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Employment Discrimination Law.

 

Michael Weisshar is a staff attorney in the Employee Benefits Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

As an Employee Benefits Summer Fellow, Mr. Weisshar performed pro-bono work by drafting a Qualified Domestic Relations Order for a modest-means client. Further, Mr. Weisshar conducted research concerning Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuities, and compliance requirements for Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Flexible Spending Accounts. Finally, as a case assistant, Mr. Weisshar drafted a state-by-state compilation of attorney solicitation regulations.

While attending Pepperdine Law School, Mr. Weisshar served as a Staff Member for the Pepperdine Law Review and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Employment Discrimination Law.

 

Education

  • J.D., Pepperdine University, cum laude (2015)
    Senior Staff Member, Pepperdine Law Review
  • B.A., Pepperdine University (2012)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • California

Courts

  • California Courts of Appeal for the 2nd District