Claire's Profile

Claire is an Associate in Maynard Cooper's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group.

With significant experience representing employers and management across the industry spectrum in a wide range of employment-related matters, Claire focuses her practice on assisting the firm's clients with all aspects of employee benefits and compensation plans and programs, including ERISA, health care, plan design and implementation, taxation, and employment discrimination claims arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other federal and state anti-discrimination statutes. Claire's industry experience includes advising companies operating in the manufacturing, health care, food distribution, hotel, affordable housing, and non-profit sectors, among others.

Claire holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, where she served as Editor in Chief of the Cumberland Law Review, and she has a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science from Auburn University.


Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    • (2013, J.D., magna cum laude)

  • Auburn University
    • (2009, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude)


Wednesday, September 2, 2020

IRS ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS-RELATED DISTRIBUTIONS AND LOANS FROM RETIREMENT PLANS UNDER THE CARES ACT

In a previous client alert, we discussed several provisions under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) that provide relief to “qualified individuals” with regard to “coronavirus-related distributions” (“CRDs”) and loans from their retirement plan accounts. Specifically, one such provision allows qualified individuals participating in specified...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ADDS TWO ASSOCIATES TO ITS RANKS

Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that Mary Mangan and Claire Martin have joined the firm as Associates and will practice in the firm’s Litigation and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice groups, respectively. Mary Mangan earned her J.D. manga cum laude from the University of...

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