Jenner & Block

S. Tony Ling focuses his practice on the executive compensation and employee benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions.  Clients ranging from large corporations to individual executives who seek his advice on a full spectrum of executive compensation and ERISA matters, as well as general employee benefits.  Mr. Ling has represented clients in multi-million dollar transactions as well as before the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor.

Mr. Ling is a member of the Firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice and the Diversity Committee.  He is the founder of the Asian Forum, an affinity group for Asian attorneys at the Firm.  Mr. Ling has lectured on a variety of topics, including employee benefit and executive compensation issues in M&A, executive compensation issues (including Code Section 409A), welfare plan funding and law firm diversity.

Mr. Ling is active in the Chicago-area Chinese community, providing pro bono representation and serving on the board of the Chicago Dragons Athletic Association, which provides athletic and cultural activities for Chinese youth.