Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Ann E. Murray is the head of MLA's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Having previously served as in-house benefits counsel for a publicly-traded company, she provides clients with a business-oriented and practical approach to the practice of law and equips them with actionable tools to help them stay in compliance with the changing landscape.
Ms. Murray focuses her practice on helping companies attract and retain their workforces by offering attractive benefits programs and rewards, such as: qualified retirement plans, health, life, disability and other welfare benefits, stock options and similar equity programs; andexecutive compensation.
She also advises buyers and sellers on benefits risks and concerns in the sale of a business.
Ms. Murray is a thought leader on timely benefits issues, including most recently speaking to groups on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects employers operating in an array of industries such as government contracts, higher education, financial institutions and health care. She frequently writes articles and advisories that are published in industry trade publications and posted on our website. She also develops tools for clients such as the "Health Care Reform Checklist" and the "Health Care Reform Checklist for Small Employers".
Ms. Murray is recommended by The Legal 500 and has been recognized as a member of Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend magazine. She is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®.
|Areas of Practice||1) Corporate, 2) Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 3) Health Care, 4) Aerospace, 5) Defense and Government Services, 6) Tax, 7) Employer Services Group, 8) Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 9) Private Client Services and 10) Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations|
|Law School||University of San Diego, School of Law|
|Education||Menlo College (B.S., magna cum laude, 1990)|
|Most recent firm||McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Ms. Shander advises public and private company clients as well as private equity funds, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, and financing transactions.