Jillian Gordon Foerster

Senior Counsel

Jillie specializes in Employee Benefits & ERISA. She works regularly with clients to solve a broad range of tax and employee benefit plan issues. Her primary areas of expertise are ERISA and Tax compliance for all types of employee benefit plans, including ERISA support for mergers and acquisitions and ERISA litigation. Jillie has a special interest in welfare plans, including 125 plan compliance, COBRA, self-funded health plans, HIPAA Privacy and Security, and all things Affordable Care Act.

Jillie began her career at Dykema (when the San Antonio office was Cox Smith Matthews), and she’s recently returned to the firm as Senior Council. She is also a proud Air Force spouse.

    • Texas Tech University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
    • Southwestern University, B.A., political science, cum laude, 2007
  • Bar Admissions

    • Texas, 2011
    • Recognized by S.A. Scene, as an "Outstanding Women in Law" for Tax, 2022

    • SA Scene, "San Antonio’s Best Lawyers," 2014
    • Bexar County Women's Bar
    • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Member
    • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
    • Key Spouse, 2d Dental Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base
    • Writer’s Corps, Military Spouse JD Network
    • Texas Tech University School of Law

    • Captain, Southwestern Women's Soccer Team

Latest News and Insights

Legal Alerts8.30.23

IRS Offers Transition Relief for the Implementation of the Secure 2.0 Roth Catch-Up Requirement

On Friday, August 25, 2023, the IRS issued Notice 2023-62 (the “Notice”) which provides a two-year…

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Speaking Engagements2.23.23

Bissmeyer, Stern, and Foerster to Present at 18th Annual Employment Law Seminar

Ray Bissmeyer, Dan Stern, and Jillian Foerster will serve as featured presenters at San Antonio…

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Legal Alerts1.30.23

Overview of the SECURE 2.0 Act's Impact on Retirement Plans

The SECURE 2.0 Act (the “Act”) was enacted on December 29, 2022. It includes over 90 new provisions…

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