Alexandra Mihalas is a partner in the Firm's employee benefits practice. Her practice focuses primarily on transactional ERISA matters for private and public companies, with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and sales by venture capital and other private equity funds, and the ERISA issues that arise in complex bankruptcy restructurings. Alexandra also advises clients regarding legal compliance of qualified and non-qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans and employee welfare benefit plans.

Alexandra was mentioned in the following articles:

Big Deals: TIAA-CREF/Nuveen
The American Lawyer, May 2014

Big Deals: BMC Software Buyout
The American Lawyer, July 2013

H.I.G. wins auction for Allion Healthcare
The Daily Deal, October 2009

Announcement: Sale by ConAgra Foods of its commodity trading and distribution business to hedge fund Ospraie for $2.1 billion
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 2008

"Big Deals: Valor Communications Group"
The American Lawyer, March 2006

"Big Deals: Constellation Energy Group"
The American Lawyer, March 2006


Memberships & Affiliations

Advisory Board Member of the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation

Co-Chair of the Chicago Women’s Leadership Initiative

Member of the Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Member of the Pro Bono Management Committee

Member of the Chicago Associate Review Committee


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1991Illinois
  • 1994District of Columbia
  • 2000New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude1991
  • Haverford CollegeB.S., Chemistrymagna cum laude1987