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Jenner & Block Associate Jenna A. Bessel becomes chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee, which has its first meeting of the year in September. Serving a one-year term, she succeeds Department Counsel Will E. Wilder in the role. Ms. Bressel previously served as vice chair.
The Employee Benefits Committee addresses legal issues and developments affecting qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, executive compensation plans and programs, as well as welfare and fringe benefit plans for both public and private employers. The Employee Benefits Committee also addresses issues relating to the design and implementation of employee benefit plans, including tax issues, ERISA compliance and fiduciary concerns.
Ms. Bressel is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice.