Cecilia A. Roth: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Cecilia A. Roth

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312 701 8566

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  • Banking & Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employment & Benefits
  • Employee Benefits
Contact InfoTelephone: 312 701 8566
Fax: 312 706 9128
University The University of Chicago, A.B., with general/specific honors, 1976
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1983
Admitted1984, Illinois


Peace Corps Volunteer, Dominican Republic, 1978-1980


Cecilia Roth advises corporate clients regarding all aspects of ERISA, employee benefit plans and executive compensation. She represents plan sponsors of various sizes and organizational structures in administrative and compliance matters with the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. She also advises clients with respect to employee benefit plans in corporate transactions and lending transactions.

Cecilia designs and drafts tax-qualified pension and profit-sharing plans, nonqualified retirement plans and equity plans. In addition, she advises plan sponsors regarding administration of and fiduciary responsibilities under tax-qualified pension and profit-sharing plans and welfare plans.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 1995, Cecilia worked with several other prominent Chicago law offices. From 1984 to 1985, she held an appointment as Bigelow fellow and Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.


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IRS Same-Sex Marriage Guidance May Require Adoption of Plan Amendments
Rebecca C. Davenport,Maureen J. Gorman,Debra B. Hoffman,Cecilia A. Roth, October 17, 2014
Tax-qualified US retirement plans may need to be amended by December 31, 2014 in order to comply with requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages following the US Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor.
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Cecilia A. Roth

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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