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Steve Flores is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s Chicago office concentrating his practice in employee benefits and executive compensation matters.

Mr. Flores advises clients of all sizes, both in the public and private sector, on a broad array of employee benefit and executive compensation matters, including IRS and DOL audits, ERISA’s fiduciary and prohibited transaction rules, HIPAA compliance, health care reform compliance, 409A compliance, PBGC liens and penalties, multiemployer withdrawal liability, and the implementation, administration, and termination of employee benefit plans, including tax-qualified retirement plans, defined benefit pension plans, multiemployer plans, health and welfare benefits, employment and separation agreements, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, stock options, and other incentive compensation arrangements.

In addition, Mr. Flores regularly advises clients regarding the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, private equity, and corporate lending transactions.  

Mr. Flores received a B.A. in Political Science in 2003 from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a J.D., magna cum laude, in 2007 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was associate editor of The Elder Law Journal.
Winston & Strawn LLP
35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, IL 60601

Fellow Year


Areas of Practice

ERISA/Employee Benefits
Executive Compensation



Leadership Positions

- Illinois State Bar Association, Secretary of Employee Benefits Section Council - University of Illinois College of Law, Law Alumni Board -National Hispanic Bar Association, Deputy Regional President for Region IX (IL, IN, WI, MI), Chair of Awards Committee -Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, In-House Counsel Committee, Law School Committee - Rotary One, Community Service Committee

Law School

University of Illinois College of Law

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