Benefits & Executive Compensation

Our Team

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Maureen M. Maly Partner Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation - Editor
Work Phone: +1 612 766 8414 Website: View Full Bio

Maureen Maly’s practice focuses on employee benefits, with a particular expertise in welfare benefits issues, including HRAs, HSAs, the HIPAA privacy and security rules, cafeteria plan rules, wellness, COBRA, retiree medical, and other health plan issues. She regularly helps companies design cost-effective health and welfare programs, while minimizing legal risks and administrative complications. In addition, Maureen has extensive experience with pension and 401(k) plans, prototype plans, and individual retirement arrangements.

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Megan E. Hladilek Partner Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation
Work Phone: +1 612 766 8434 Website: View Full Bio

Megan Hladilek concentrates her practice in employee benefits law. Megan advises employers and service providers on design and administration of retirement, welfare and executive employee benefit plans. She revises plan documents, policies and summary plan descriptions for legal compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA and other applicable laws.

Megan also assists clients with prohibited transactions and government filings with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor. Megan provides practical counsel to employers on design and communication of domestic partner benefits. In mergers and acquisitions, Megan analyzes benefits issues for clients. Megan has experience assisting employers with international benefits.

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Cynthia Y. Lee Counsel Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation
Work Phone: +1 612 766 8151 Website: View Full Bio

Cynthia Lee concentrates her practice in employee benefits law, with a particular focus on welfare benefits issues. She counsels employers and third-party administrators on the design and implementation of welfare benefit plans, including cafeteria plans, transportation plans, disability plans, retiree medical plans, and consumer-driven health care plans such as health savings accounts (HSAs) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). She advises clients on how to comply with state insurance laws, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA and the Internal Revenue Code.

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Michael J. MacLean Partner Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation
Work Phone: +1 317 237 1331 Website: View Full Bio

Mike MacLean represents employers and fiduciaries with respect to all aspects of employee benefits law, including pension and welfare plan design and administration; regulatory compliance; benefits issues in corporate transactions; litigation; and executive compensation. He also counsels and defends management in various employment law matters, including compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Michael J. Nader Partner Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation
Work Phone: +1 260 460 1743 Website: View Full Bio

Mike Nader concentrates his practice in all facets of employee benefits. In addition to the traditional aspects, he also works closely with employers to develop strategies to eliminate or minimize risk when denying or reducing benefits or responding to government inquiries. Mike spent several years as the Manager of Compensation and Benefits for a large corporation, which provided him with a greater understanding of the day-to-day issues (both internal and external) facing employers and service providers.

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Gayle L. Skolnik Partner Faegre Baker DanielsBenefits & Executive Compensation
Work Phone: +1 317 237 1307 Website: View Full Bio

Gayle Skolnik represents employers, fiduciaries and service providers with respect to all aspects of employee benefit law, including plan design, implementation and administration; government compliance; benefits aspects of corporate transactions; training and ERISA litigation.

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