Todd A. Solomon, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in its Chicago office. A member of the Employee Benefits Department, he concentrates his practice primarily on designing, amending, and administering pension plans, profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans, 403(b) plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements. He also counsels privately and publicly-held corporations and tax-exempt entities regarding fiduciary issues under ERISA, employee benefits issues involved in corporate transactions, executive compensation matters, and the implementation of benefit programs for domestic partners of employees. Mr. Solomon is the author of the First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions of Domestic Partner Benefits - An Employer's Guide, which were published by Thompson Publishing Group, and he is a frequent speaker on employee benefits issues resulting from domestic partnerships and same-sex marriages.