Aimee E. Dreiss

Profile

Ms. Dreiss counsels clients regarding qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation plans.  She assists clients with voluntary IRS and DOL qualified plan correction programs, and applications for tax-qualification status.  Ms. Dreiss advises employers on federal and state income tax and employment tax matters, and advises employers on Health Care Reform compliance and transition planning issues.  She has experience representing clients on employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and counseling plan fiduciaries regarding ERISA fiduciary liability and benefit claim issues.

Education and Honors

Education: 

J.D., cum laude, Tax Certificate, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2008
B.S., Political Science and Zoology/Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005

Honors and Awards: 
  • CALI Awards for highest grade in Torts (Fall 2005)
  • CALI Awards for highest grade in Legal Writing (Fall 2005)
  • Thomas F. and Patricia A. Bridgman Scholar (2007–08)
  • Edna D. Bowens Fellow (2007–08)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013 & 2014)

Professional Activities

Professional Activities: 
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB)
  • Legal Prep Charter Academies, Associate Board President
Speeches:
  • C4CM Audio Conference - "Workplace Wellness Programs and Federal Taxes: Are You Compliant?" - July 10, 2013
  • Ms. JD's Third Annual Conference on Women in the Law: Avenues to Advancement - "The Indispensable Junior Associate" - Chicago - November 21, 2009

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