Michael Best announced today that Megan Juel will be joining the firm’s Chicago office as Senior Counsel to the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group.
Juel comes to Michael Best with a breadth of experience working with Am Law 20 and 50 firms throughout her decade-long career. At these firms, she has handled a wide range of sophisticated M&A transactions, SEC reporting, and other complex executive compensation and employee benefits matters for publicly traded and privately held clients across multiple industries. As a result, Juel has been able to hone a multidisciplinary skillset across the tax, securities, benefits and employment laws.
“Megan has an impressive background and the combination of her background and experience on our platform will bring instant value to our benefits and executive compensation clients,” said Brian Paul, Chair of Michael Best’s Labor & Employment group. “We are thrilled to continue to strengthen the firm’s Benefits and Executive Compensation practice, and Megan will be a huge asset to the group and our clients.”
“We continue to grow our Chicago office with some of the brightest and best lawyers in the nation,” said Kerryann Minton, Office Managing Partner of Michael Best’s Chicago office. “I’m incredibly excited to welcome Megan and know she will undoubtedly build on the success the firm and our office have achieved in the benefits and executive compensation sector.”
Juel earned her B.A., cum laude, from Yale University and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.