Kirk Sherman

portrait Kirk Sherman

Practice Areas

  • Executive compensation design and documentation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Split-dollar life insurance
  • Compensation tax and regulatory compliance


  • Uni­ver­sity of Vir­ginia, J.D., 1984; Vir­ginia Tax Review, Exec­u­tive Editor.
  • Brigham Young Uni­ver­sity, B.A. in Eco­nom­ics, cum laude 1981.


  • Attorney - 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.

  • Associate - Maslon, Edel­man, Bor­man & Brand

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

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