Kirk Sherman

Kirk on sabbatical until June 2021.

Practice Areas

  • Executive compensation design and documentation

  • Deferred Compensation

  • Split-dollar life insurance

  • Compensation tax and regulatory compliance

Pro­fes­sional Career

Sherman & Pat­ter­son, Ltd.

Focus­ing on key employee com­pen­sa­tion in tax-exempt hos­pi­tals, credit unions and asso­ci­a­tions, and in tax­able orga­ni­za­tions; deferred com­pen­sa­tion strate­gies and insurance-based com­pen­sa­tion. 1990 to present.

Vice Pres­i­dent and Gen­eral Counsel
MCG / Health Care Com­pen­sa­tion

Developed key employee com­pen­sa­tion plan design (includ­ing tax and fund­ing analy­ses), and com­pleted gen­eral coun­sel respon­si­bil­i­ties. 1989 to 1990.

Maslon, Edel­man, Bor­man & Brand

Focused on key employee com­pen­sa­tion, life insur­ance, estate plan­ning, non­profit orga­ni­za­tions, and cor­po­rate and indi­vid­ual tax­a­tion. 1984 to 1989.




  • Uni­ver­sity of Vir­ginia, J.D., 1984; Vir­ginia Tax Review, Exec­u­tive Editor.

  • Brigham Young Uni­ver­sity, B.A. in Eco­nom­ics, cum laude 1981.