Overview


Diane M. Morgenthaler focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. She represents clients in matters before the US Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

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Results


  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in its $8.5 billion tax-free spin-off
  • Represented a company in one of the year’s largest private transactions
  • Implemented an offshore pension plan for a company’s global expatriates

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Recognition


  • Chambers USA 2017-2019
  • Law & Politics 2009 to 2015, Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company, Leading Lawyer
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2019
  • Acritas Stars 2019, listed among independently rated lawyers

Community


  • Worldwide Employee Benefits Network, past president

Credentials


Education
Boston University School of Law, JD, 1987
Bryn Mawr College, AB, 1983

Admissions
Illinois

Diane M. Morgenthaler

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, Illinois / Speaking Engagements / May 14, 2019

Scottsdale, Arizona / Speaking Engagements / April 30 - May 3, 2018

Chicago, Illinois / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

On the Subject / February 13, 2018

Bloomberg BNA's Tax Management, Inc. / December 19, 2014

New IRS Rules on Direct Rollovers of Taxable and Non-Taxable Amounts Require ...

Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily / April 1, 2014

View From McDermott: Expanded In-Plan Conversion Opportunities Will Boost Roth 401(k) Balances

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