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Erin Turley

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Dallas, TX, USA

Erin Turley is a partner at the international law firm McDermott Will & Emery, specializing in issues pertaining to Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) compliance.

Nationally known for her leadership and technical expertise, Ms. Turley has been a member of the McDermott Will & Emery Management Committee since early 2018. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field of employee benefits, she also was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC) in 2017.

Ms. Turley’s ESOP practice focuses on the design, implementation, maintenance, and termination of ESOPs. She has represented companies, inside ESOP trustees, and outside ESOP trustees in buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as in ongoing ESOP compliance matters. Ms. Turley has been involved in hundreds of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, and the structuring and financing of ESOPs using private equity. She has extensive experience representing lenders in designing and negotiating credit facilities specifically tailored to the needs of ESOP-owned companies.

Ms. Turley regularly writes and speaks on topics she encounters in her practice, including issues raised in connection with corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, ESOP compliance, ERISA’s regulatory framework, and health and welfare benefit plan arrangements. She is the co-author of Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Tax Management Portfolio 354 – ESOPs and BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio 62 – ESOPs in Corporate Transactions.

Erin Turley is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Current ESOP Practice and Litigation (March 2018) - Pension Plan Investments 2018: Current Perspectives, Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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