Wayne Luepker

Wayne Luepker, 63-years-old, passed away on July 1, 2012. A gentle man of great intelligence and grace, he will be missed by his colleagues, friends, and family.

Wayne was a partner at the law firm of Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago, where he practiced in the compensation and benefits area for the 32 years. He specialized in executive compensation and executive employment matters. His practice included stock-based and other incentive compensation arrangements, executive pension and deferred compensation arrangements, employment and separation agreements, retention, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, and change in control and other executive arrangements related to corporate transactions.

Wayne was the Chair of the American Bar Association Executive Compensation Subcommittee (Section of Taxation Employee Benefits Committee) for ten years. He received his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1979 and his undergraduate degree from Grinnell College. Wayne was inducted into the College in 2009.

Wayne was the beloved husband of Doreen Berger and loving father of Daniel and Sarah.