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Michael Weisshar

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5530
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Michael Weisshar is an associate in the Employee Benefits Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

As an Employee Benefits summer fellow, Mr. Weisshar performed pro-bono work by drafting a Qualified Domestic Relations Order for a modest-means client. Further, Mr. Weisshar conducted research concerning Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuities, and compliance requirements for Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Flexible Spending Accounts. Finally, as a case assistant, Mr. Weisshar drafted a state-by-state compilation of attorney solicitation regulations.

While attending Pepperdine Law School, Mr. Weisshar served as a staff member for the Pepperdine Law Review and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Employment Discrimination Law.

 

Michael Weisshar is an associate in the Employee Benefits Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

As an Employee Benefits summer fellow, Mr. Weisshar performed pro-bono work by drafting a Qualified Domestic Relations Order for a modest-means client. Further, Mr. Weisshar conducted research concerning Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuities, and compliance requirements for Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Flexible Spending Accounts. Finally, as a case assistant, Mr. Weisshar drafted a state-by-state compilation of attorney solicitation regulations.

While attending Pepperdine Law School, Mr. Weisshar served as a staff member for the Pepperdine Law Review and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Employment Discrimination Law.

 

Education

  • J.D., Pepperdine University, cum laude (2015)
    Senior Staff Member, Pepperdine Law Review
  • B.A., Pepperdine University (2012)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • California

Courts

  • California Courts of Appeal for the 2nd District