Mr Matthew Antinossi > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States


Matthew Antinossi’s practice includes all ERISA-related areas, and he has extensive experience with the employee benefits aspects of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including ESOP transactions.

In addition to his transactional practice, Matthew is frequently involved in representing debtors in the employee benefits aspects of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. Such representations frequently involve resolution of complex ERISA Title IV issues.

A significant portion of Matthew’s practice also includes providing technical assistance in litigation involving fiduciary breach and ERISA violation claims. As part of his compliance counseling practice, Matthew represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service on plan correction and private letter ruling requests and provides advice related to Department of Labor and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation actions.


The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D.summa cum laude, 1999 Order of the Coif; Asbury University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Noted for its expertise in the oil and gas, energy and technology sectors, Kirkland & Ellis LLP acts for public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, in high value M&A transactions, restructuring mandates and Chapter 11 cases. Key clients include NortonLifeLock, Thoma Bravo and Bristol Myers Squibb Company, among others. New York-based Scott Price advises clients on the executive compensation aspects of domestic and international mergers, in addition to representing executives and management teams in negotiating incentive compensation arrangements. In the firm’s Chicago office, Alexandra Mihalas focuses on ERISA issues arising out of acquisitions and sales by private equity funds, while Michael Falk handles defined benefit, deferred compensation and equity plans. Matthew Antinossi, who is also based in Chicago, has experience in ESOP transactions and advises on ERISA Title IV issues.