ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy E. Loggins, assistant vice president and employment counsel for Crawford & Company, recently was presented with the Jonathan A. Silber Outstanding Committee Member of the Year Award from the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for individual excellence, leadership and major contributions made by a member of an ACC committee.
The ACC is the world's largest organization of in-house counsel, with more than 26,500 members in 75 countries. The award recognizes Loggins' contributions to the ACC, the Employment and Labor Law Committee (which consists of more than 5,400 members), the legal profession generally and in-house practice specifically. She also received the award for her contributions to the community through volunteer work and pro bono activities.
"Amy has skillfully and effectively guided labor and employment issues for our global organization for a number of years. She brings great commitment to her work, including her work for the ACC, which we support," said Allen W. Nelson, general counsel and chief administrative officer for Crawford. "I congratulate her for gaining this important recognition from her peers in the ACC."
In the past year, Loggins prepared and submitted the ACC's Comments regarding regulations proposed by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). The Comments, which were directed to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), explained the impact of the proposed regulations on U.S. businesses.
She also coordinated a meeting for ACC members with EEOC commissioners to discuss the impact on U.S. businesses of the proposed regulations for the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and the ADAAA. In addition, she made a number of presentations on the topics of employment law, social media, diversity and in-house counsel ethics.
Loggins serves on the board of directors for the ACC - Georgia chapter and as chair of the Employment and Labor Committee. In addition to community volunteer work, she is a pro-bono mediator for the EEOC and represents Crawford on the Labor Relations committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Loggins joined Crawford in 2004 after serving as a trial attorney with the EEOC in Atlanta and an associate at the law firm of Seacrest, Karesh, Tate & Bicknese, also in Atlanta. She received her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and a bachelor of science degree with honors from the University of Georgia.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with a global network of more than 700 locations in 63 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions(SM) offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.
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