Wednesday, September 21, 2016
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE’S FRANCES KING QUICK INDUCTED AS A FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL
Frances King Quick, Shareholder with Maynard Cooper & Gale, has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. She joins an elite group of only 13 lawyers nationwide selected as Fellows this year. Ms. Quick was officially instated to the College at the 17th Annual Induction Dinner on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA at The Barnes Foundation. Ms. Quick is the only new Fellow selected in Alabama, and she is among only three attorneys to hold this distinction in the State.
The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel is dedicated to elevating the standards and advancing the public’s understanding of the practice of employee benefits law. Fellows are chosen by the College’s Board of Governors following a careful screening process. Selection as a Fellow reflects the judgment of the Board of Governor’s Nomination Committee that the nominee has made significant contributions to advancements in the employee benefits legal field. To qualify, a lawyer must have practiced in the employee benefits field for at least 20 years; must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the development and pursuit of public awareness and understanding of the law of employee benefits; must have consistently exhibited exemplary character and ethical behavior; and must be recognized by peers for expertise in the field.
Ms. Quick is a member of Maynard Cooper & Gale’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group. She has been listed in Super Lawyers® since its inception in Alabama and since 2007 in the The Best Lawyers in America©, in which she was also recognized as the 2016 ERISA “Lawyer of the Year.” She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Alabama and she is a Director of the University of Alabama Law School Foundation. Ms. Quick frequently speaks on employee benefits topics at seminars and other professional programs.