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.
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.
also received the award for her
contributions to the community through volunteer work and pro bono activities.
has skillfully and effectively guided labor and employment issues for our global organization for a number of years.
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.
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.