Robert A. Ferencz Esq.

Senior Counsel
Robert is senior counsel in Sidley Austin’s Chicago office who focuses on employee benefits, executive compensation, federal income tax and related matters. A substantial portion of his practice involves advising plans regarding the fiduciary issues related to investment decisions as well as the implementation and operation of collective trust funds. Among the clients he has advised are one of the nation’s largest private pension funds and a $5 billion collective trust maintained for a defined contribution plan prototype retirement program. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. 

Robert has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (2012-2015) in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law. 

J.D., University of Michigan Law School (1973) magna cum laude
B.S., University of Illinois (1968)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
377 T.M., Qualified Plans - Investments (co-author)