Leader of Chicago Office Employment & Benefits

Ryan J. Liebl

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits


Ryan Liebl advises public and private companies and individual executives on executive compensation matters, including designing, drafting and administering nonqualified deferred compensation plans, excess benefit plans, equity compensation plans and agreements, cash-based incentive compensation plans and agreements, severance plans and individual employment and separation agreements. Clients also turn to him for counsel on employee benefits and executive compensation issues in corporate transactions.

Before attending law school, Ryan served as Captain in the United States Army with assignments in Kaiserslautern, Germany and Fort Riley, Kansas. 


  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law


  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, with high honors
    Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Chicago-Kent Law Review
  • University of Notre Dame, BA, magna cum laude

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  • Illinois

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • American Bar Association