LAUREN A. GALLAGHER is a partner in the Chicago office. She practices in the Employee Benefits group. Ms. Gallagher counsels and advises clients on a variety of employee benefits and executive compensation issues including advising on such issues which arise in connection with corporate transactions. Ms. Gallagher’s practice includes counseling clients with respect to the design and administration of qualified and nonqualified plans including drafting plan documents, participant disclosures, government filings and filings under corrective programs, and conducting investment reviews for corporate pension plans. Additionally, Ms. Gallagher advises investment managers on the operation of hedge funds and other investment entities in compliance with the prohibited transaction and fiduciary duty rules under ERISA.