Kathleen is Head Counsel, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, at AbbVie Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company. Her law practice focuses on ERISA, Internal Revenue Code and securities law compliance for compensation and benefit programs, Total Rewards strategy and corporate governance. When Kathleen is not deciphering laws and regulations, she enjoys yoga, biking, reading and gardening. Kathleen grew up on a farm in eastern Iowa, then attended college at the University of Notre Dame and law school at the University of Iowa. She and her husband, Karl, have twin sons in middle school.