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Jenner & Block Partner Matthew J. Renaud was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel on September 15. Induction as a Fellow, viewed as a national distinction, reflects substantive contributions to the field of employee benefits over the Fellow’s career. Each nominee must have focused on employee benefits law for at least 20 years and have shown a commitment to public awareness and understanding of benefits laws through activities such as writing, speaking, public policy analysis, public education, or public service. Nominees are also required to have provided exceptionally high-quality professional services to clients, the bar, and the public.
Mr. Renaud is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice and a member of the Private Equity/Investment Management Practice. He frequently works with the Firm’s ERISA Litigation Practice. Mr. Renaud is immediate-past Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and is a frequent writer and lecturer on ERISA fiduciary issues and executive compensation. He has been quoted on ERISA stock drop cases in the Corporate Legal Times, and on executive compensation in Crain’s Chicago Business and Compliance Week.
Mr. Renaud earned his J.D., cum laude, in 1992, from the University of Michigan, where he served as a contributing editor for the Michigan Law Review, and his B.S.E. (Electrical Engineering), cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1989.