Listed, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Nationally) in Chambers USA (2012)
Listed, Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in The U.S. Legal 500 (2012)
honors + affiliations
Counsel, The Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association
Member and Past President, Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB), Chicago Chapter
Member, Advisory Board, Pensions & Investments Defined Contribution Conferences
Awards Judge, Pensions & Investments, Eddy's Awards (2010-2012) and Innovators Awards (2012)
Member, Stable Value Investment Association
Member and Past Board Member, Women Investment Professionals
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2011–2013)
Marla J. Kreindler is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. Ms. Kreindler concentrates her practice on the management and investment of employee benefit plan assets and tax-qualified retirement plans and on the establishment of, and investment in, private funds.
Ms. Kreindler is well versed in the application of ERISA's fiduciary standards and prohibited transaction rules and related banking, securities, and state insurance law requirements. She also regularly counsels clients on their qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) and defined benefit plans.
Ms. Kreindler represents a wide range of publicly traded and privately held corporations and non-profit entities, as well as major banks, investment advisory and financial services firms, insurance companies, broker-dealers, and private and government pension funds.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Kreindler was a partner in the corporate and employee benefits and executive compensation departments of an international law firm, resident in Chicago.
Ms. Kreindler received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1987 and her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1984. She also attended the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1982.Ms. Kreindler is admitted to practice in Illinois.
- University of Michigan Law School, 1987, J.D.
- University of Michigan, 1984, B.A.