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Kevin L. Burch


Kevin is a partner in the Employment & Executive Compensation Group. His practice focuses on advising clients in connection with a wide range of employee benefits and executive compensation issues.

He frequently advises clients on employee benefit plans in connection with spin-offs, M&A transactions, and he also counsels fiduciaries on ERISA obligations and risk mitigation. He regularly prepares executive equity and cash compensation plans, employment agreements, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, change-in-control agreements and severance agreements for both public and private employers.

Kevin also advises clients on all tax-qualified retirement plan matters – from their creation, administration, and termination – with a particular emphasis on employee stock ownership plans.

Kevin is a frequent writer and speaker on employee benefits and executive compensation issues.

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Email Address

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7529

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Taxation LLM
  • North Dakota School of Law, J.D.
  • Colorado State University, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Colorado


  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals
  • National Center for Employee Ownership


  • If you weren’t an attorney, what would you be?
    I always thought I would teach. I enjoy explaining mysteries and seeing others come to fruitful understanding.

  • What’s your favorite quote?
    “…you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32

  • What was your first pet?
    My first pet was a toy poodle. But don’t let that fool you, she was the toughest dog on the block.

  • What’s one thing someone would be surprised to know about you?
    I am one of eight kids, number three.

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