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Claire Martin
Associate
PROFILE

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.

CONTACT
T 205.254.1219
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Assistant
Stacy Stewart
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)
March 8, 2019
CLIENT ALERT - WANT TO KEEP YOUR ACA GRANDFATHERED GROUP HEALTH PLANS?
Federal Agencies Want to Hear From You In an effort to minimize the economic burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), various federal agencies are soliciting input from the public on the challenges that employers wi...
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...
February 6, 2019
CLIENT ALERT – NEW IRS GUIDANCE ON TAXATION OF QUALIFIED TRANSPORTATION FRINGE BENEFITS
Overview Since January 1, 2018, and by reason of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, (the Act), taxable employers have been denied deductions for their expenses for Qualified Transportation Fringe (QTFs) benefits provided to their employee...
December 18, 2018
CLIENT ALERT - SOFTENING THE RULES ON HARDSHIP DISTRIBUTIONS: IRS PROPOSES NEW REGULATIONS
Overview This month, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued eagerly-awaited proposed regulations regarding hardship distributions for 401(k) and 403(b) plans.  The recent passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2017 (“...