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Trucker Huss Director Mary Powell to be Inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

Trucker Huss, APC is pleased to announce Director Mary Powell was elected by the Board of Governors of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC) to be inducted as a Fellow in the College at the College’s Annual Dinner to be held at the Chicago Club in Chicago, IL, on September 17, 2022.

The ACEBC is an invitation-only organization of nationally-recognized employee benefits legal experts with twenty or more years of experience. Fellows of the ACEBC are selected by the College’s Board of Governors from among employee benefits attorneys nominated for that honor and recommended for consideration by the Board’s Membership Committee after considering the recommendations of regional screening committees. Selection as a Fellow reflects the Board’s judgment that a nominee has made significant contributions to the advancement of the employee benefits field.

Six other senior or retired Trucker Huss attorneys are also Fellows of ACEBC, including:

  • Barbara Creed
  • Brad Huss
  • Kevin Nolt
  • Charles Storke
  • Lee Trucker
  • Nick White

Mary Powell has over two decades of experience in all aspects of employee benefits, and is Lauded by Chambers as having “exceptional client management skills” and a “very diligent and detail-oriented” approach. Currently, Mary’s primary focus is assisting employers with the implementation of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and drafting executive compensation and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. Mary assists employers with obtaining Private Letter Rulings from the IRS and she submits comments to the IRS and Department of Labor both prior to the issuance of regulations and in response to proposed guidance issued by those agencies.