Our Employment and Benefits Lawyers
Our firm was founded by sisters, Sheila Aiken and Michele Aiken, who have extensive backgrounds in the corporate employment law and benefits environment, including working through all types of employment matters and designing and working with benefits plans of all types.
In the employment law arena, we have experience in:
In the employee benefits law arena, we have experience in:
Sheila received her J.D. from the John Marshall Law School. She also received her L.L.M. in Employee Benefits from them where she graduated with honors. The John Marshall Law School is the only law school in the United States that offers an L.L.M. program in Employee Benefits.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Sheila spent over ten years working for Fortune 500 companies as a human resources manager with both domestic and global responsibilities. With this diverse background, Sheila is able to understand her client’s needs from their perspective. She has experience developing creative solutions for unique, complex employee situations within the boundaries of the law.
Michele received her J.D. from the John Marshall Law School. She also received her L.L.M. in Employee Benefits from them. The John Marshall Law School is the only law school in the United States that offers an L.L.M. program in Employee Benefits.
Before becoming an attorney, Michele worked for both mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of benefits and risk management. In addition to her J.D. and L.L.M., Michele holds her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Her background makes Michele uniquely qualified to identify and analyze areas of possible concern for businesses, then develop and implement solutions and strategies that meet the goals and objectives of the business.