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Thomas G. Hancuch

Thomas G. Hancuch

Vedder Price P.C.

Chicago, IL, USA

Thomas G. Hancuch is a Shareholder at Vedder Price, where he represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits, labor and employment law. His practice focuses on employee benefit plan design and administration, including ERISA and Affordable Care Act compliance; benefit claims and litigation; employee relations and benefits aspects of mergers, acquisitions, workforce reductions and outsourcing; leaves of absence and accommodation of employees with disabilities; employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims; employee leasing and worker classification; executive compensation; wage and hour laws; employee discipline and discharge; and other human resources matters.

Mr. Hancuch represents a wide variety of public- and private-sector employers, including hospitals, life sciences companies, schools and universities, museums, financial services institutions, manufacturers, retailers, contractors and service providers. His clients range in size from small professional corporations with a handful of employees to large multinational corporations. He works closely with management, human resources professionals and corporate counsel to develop practical, cost-effective solutions for clients.

Mr. Hancuch is recognized in publications such as Chambers USA and The Legal 500 for his work in employee benefits and workplace and employment counseling. He writes and speaks frequently on human resources topics, including the Affordable Care Act. He is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee and has served as Co-Chair of the Subcommittees on ERISA Preemption and on Employment Discrimination and Employee Benefits. Mr. Hancuch is a contributor to and editor of the leading legal treatise Employee Benefits Law, published by Bloomberg BNA.

Mr. Hancuch earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a bachelor’s degree, with high honors, from the University of Notre Dame.


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