Employee Benefits Committee Winter 2013 Newsletter | ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law

ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law


Employee Benefits Committee Newsletter

Issue: Winter 2013

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Honors its New Fellows

Outstanding employee benefits attorneys selected from throughout the country joined the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel at its Fourteenth Annual Induction Dinner on November 9, 2013.

Induction as a Fellow of this organization is viewed as a national distinction. Each nominee is required to have focused on employee benefits law for at least 20 years and to have demonstrated a sustained commitment to public awareness and understanding of benefits laws through such activities as writing, speaking, public policy analysis, public education or public service. Nominees are also required to have provided exceptionally high-quality professional services to clients, the bar, and the public. As a result, selection as a Fellow is a high honor reflecting substantive contributions to the field of employee benefits over the Fellow's entire career. The inductees join over 390 current Fellows in the organization.

The ACEBC was formed in recognition of significant legal and social policy issues impacting the regulation and management of pension, retirement, group health, welfare and disability plans. The College's mission statement is: "Fostering excellence in the practice of employee benefits law and advancing public understanding of employee benefits." The College encourages the study and development of employee benefits laws and engages in projects such as initiating professional discussions and high level symposiums of significant issues, offering a searchable data base of Fellows who are willing to serve as expert witnesses and/or mediators, cosponsoring continuing legal education programs, and recognizing the achievements of distinguished employee benefits attorneys. The College also sponsors a national law student writing competition to encourage legal scholarship in this evolving area of law.

2013 Inducted Fellows

Elizabeth E. Drigotas
John R. Harney
Al Holifield
Gregory H. Macpherson
Kathryn L. Moore
Robert Rachal
Jonathan G. Rose
Peter von Maur Rosene
Jeffrey G. Stein
Lisa A. Van Fleet
Nicholas J. White

CONTENTS: Opening Page | Interview with Leadership Development Program Co-Chairs | Message from New Co-Chair Todd Jackson | In the Kingdom of the Sick | As We Go to e-Press

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