Gage M. Maurer



Gage Maurer is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is based in the firm’s Milwaukee office where he focuses his practice on employee benefits and executive compensation.

Gage counsels clients on the design, implementation, and ongoing administration of qualified retirement plans (including ESOPs), non-qualified deferred compensation plans, equity plans, phantom equity plans, and other incentive compensation plans. He also advises both private and public companies on the employee benefit and executive compensation issues that arise in merger and acquisition transactions, including compliance with ERISA, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Internal Revenue Code Sections 409A and 280G.

Prior to joining Foley, Gage worked at a Big 4 accounting firm advising clients on domestic and international tax and compensation issues. He also led his own startup business while in college and worked as a corporate legal intern for one of the nation’s leading insurance companies. Clients appreciate his broad view on benefits and compensation issues and his passion for positioning them optimally, no matter where the conversation begins.


  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)
    • Wisconsin Mock Trial Team
    • Thomas Tang Moot Court Competitor
  • Viterbo University (B.B.A., magna cum laude)
    • NCBCA Academic All-American Scholar Award
    • Outstanding Student Leader Award


  • Wisconsin