Nancy Gerrie is a partner at the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and the Partner-In-Charge of the Firm’s Chicago office. She is also the Chair of the Chicago Steering Committee. She works with corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and tax-exempt entities on a variety of retirement plan and other employee benefit plan matters, including the design, amendment, administration and termination of pension, profit sharing, 401(k), employee stock ownership and welfare and benefit plans.Nancy also advises clients on nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, SERPs and other executive compensation matters, employee benefits in transactions, employee benefits in captive insurance arrangements, and fiduciary responsibility issues under ERISA, with a special emphasis on international employee benefit matters. She often represents clients before the IRS, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and Department of Labor. Nancy has been recognized as a leader in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation, most recently in the 2011 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Nancy's Employee Benefits Practice Group was named Law Firm of the Year in Employee Benefits for 2011-2012 by US News and World Report. Nancy’s clients include global financial institutions, manufacturing companies, service businesses, individuals and tax-exempt organizations. She is the co-chair of the Firm’s Qualified Plans Affinity Group and was Chair of the Firm’s Associate Development Committee. She speaks frequently before employer and professional groups on a variety of employee benefit issues, and has authored a number of articles and publications on employee benefit topics.Nancy is a member of the Illinois bar.