McDermott Partner Ted Becker Named to National Center for Employee Ownership Board of Directors


Global law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Ted Becker, a partner in the Firm’s Chicago office and co-chair of the Firm’s National ERISA Litigation Practice, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO). NCEO is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the employee ownership community.

“Our clients choose McDermott because of our superior knowledge of the law and our unparalleled commitment to the highest level of service. Ted is a prime example of this and his new role demonstrates the respect he commands in the employee ownership community,” said Todd Solomon, head of the Firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group.

Ted focuses his practice on litigation and regulatory defense under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). He is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and a leading voice and nationally recognized practitioner in this complex practice area. He has represented public and private companies that sponsor employee benefit, health and welfare, and retirement plans governed by ERISA, and their directors and officers and plan fiduciaries, as well as service providers to ERISA plans and plan sponsors. He has extensive experience in Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and has defended some of the highest profile lawsuits involving ESOPs, helping to define the landscape of the evolving law relating to ESOPs.

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