Deborah S. Davidson


Deborah S. Davidson represents plan sponsors, trustees, fiduciaries, service providers, and other clients facing a range of employee benefits litigation around the United States. Co-chair of the firm’s ERISA litigation practice, she has experience defending lawsuits involving all types of employee benefit plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans, defined benefit plans, church plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), top-hat plans, severance plans, and health plans. Deborah has been recognized nationally for ERISA litigation by Chambers and The Legal 500. She has written and spoken extensively on a variety of employee benefits matters and served as the national employer co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee. Deborah was selected by the Illinois Diversity Council (ILDC) as one of its 2016 Leadership Excellence in the Law award recipients.