Christopher K. Buch Esq.

Holland & Knight
Chris Buch


Christopher K. Buch is a partner in Holland & Knight’s Chicago office. His practice focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Mr. Buch represents Fortune 500 companies, publicly traded companies, private corporations, and closely held entities on employee benefits matters including: qualified plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), non-qualified plans, health and welfare benefits, Affordable Care Act compliance, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Services (IRS) audits and investigations, vendor contracting, fringe benefits, fiduciary investment advice, prohibited transactions, and corporate transactions. He alsohelps clients with designing and drafting compensation and equity arrangements, complying with various tax laws, including IRC Sections 162(m), 280G and 409A, and identifying potential issues in mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Buch holds a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.