Michael Best is pleased to announce that Partners Carrie Byrnes and Jorge Leon have been included in the Top 10 Influential Illinois Lawyers Shaping Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in 2023 by Business Today News.
With more than 15 years of experience practicing law, and previous roles as both in-house counsel and a human resources leader, Byrnes has been engaged in all aspects of human capital and talent management. She focuses her practice on guiding employers through the development, implementation and administration of compensation and benefits strategies designed to engage talent and enhance top line growth while managing bottom line expenditures and compliance. Byrnes understands how to navigate tax considerations and compliance concerns, without losing sight of the employee experience as well as administrative complexity.
Leon oversees the design and administration of his clients’ health and welfare programs, executive compensation arrangements, and retirement plans. As a boardroom insider for public and privately-held companies, Leon works alongside directors, compensation committees and c-suite executives to help solve critical compensation and benefit issues. With his clients ranging from small operations to large multinational companies, he is frequently sought after by plan sponsors, administrators, fiduciaries, insurers and third-party recordkeepers for strategic counsel on designing, establishing, and maintaining benefit and compensation plans.
To view the full list, visit Business Today News’ website here.