Maynard Cooper is proud to announce that Shareholder Grace Murphy has been recognized by Alabama Media Group and Birmingham Magazine as a Top Attorney of Birmingham 2020 in the area of ERISA Law. Birmingham Magazine conducts this annual peer-review survey to recognize Top Attorneys in the Birmingham area. Grace was selected from over 1,000 submissions for her professionalism and commitment to excellence.
Grace’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, health care, and ERISA litigation. In her ERISA litigation practice, she represents sponsoring employers, plans, plan administrators, insurers, and third party administrators in numerous federal and appellate courts. She regularly handles benefit claim disputes brought by plan participants and beneficiaries (including life, health, disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages and pension and retirement plans), fiduciary breach claims, and COBRA continuation coverage disputes. She is well-versed in preemption, standard of review, and ERISA remedy issues.