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Christopher T. Collins

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Christopher T. Collins is a member of the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits group.

He assists employers on all aspects of employee benefits, focusing on retirement and welfare plan design, qualification and compliance. He frequently advises employers regarding benefit issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions and U.S. Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service correction programs. Mr. Collins also represents companies and executives in the design and negotiation of executive compensation arrangements, such as nonqualified deferred compensation plans and equity compensation plans.

Mr. Collins regularly counsels clients on HIPAA privacy issues and has written extensively on the HITECH Breach Notification Rules. He has also assisted clients in responding to security incidents involving health- and employment-related information.

Mr. Collins is an adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches Employee Benefits Law. He was selected for inclusion from 2009 to 2011 in Illinois Rising Stars.

Christopher T. Collins

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Education

  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2002, with high honors
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1996

Christopher T. Collins

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2002

Affiliations

  • Past Co-Chair, Employee Benefits Committee of the Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Co-Chair, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Interest Group, Health Law Section, American Bar Association

Christopher T. Collins

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Christopher T. Collins

Shareholder