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Steve Flores

Steve Flores is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s Chicago office concentrating his practice in employee benefits and executive compensation matters.

Mr. Flores advises clients of all sizes, both in the public and private sector, on a broad array of employee benefit and executive compensation matters, including IRS and DOL audits, ERISA’s fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions, HIPAA compliance, health care reform compliance, 409A compliance, PBGC liens and penalties, multiemployer withdrawal liability, and the implementation, administration, and termination of employee benefit plans, including tax-qualified retirement plans, defined benefit pension plans, multiemployer plans, health and welfare benefits, employment and separation agreements, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, stock options, and other incentive compensation arrangements.

Mr. Flores also advises clients with employee benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions and lending transactions.

Mr. Flores received Winston & Strawn’s Pro Bono Commitment to Service Award and was named a 2015 Alumnus of the Year by Latina/o Law Student Association at the University of Illinois College of Law. In addition, Mr. Flores was selected by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to participate in its 2016 Fellows Program.

HONORS & AWARDS

Mr. Flores was named a 2017 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Mr. Flores received Winston & Strawn’s Pro Bono Commitment to Service Award and was named a 2015 Alumnus of the Year by Latina/o Law Student Association at the University of Illinois College of Law. In addition, Mr. Flores was selected by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to participate in its 2016 Fellows Program.

 

Education

B.A. in Political Science in 2003 from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a J.D., magna cum laude, in 2007

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