Two McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP Partners Elected as Honorable Fellows of ACTEC

ATLANTA  (December 5, 2012) — McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) is pleased to announce that Jeremy Crickard and Russell Love, partners in the firm’s Private Client Services practice, have been elected as fellows in The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Crickard is located in the firm’s Rancho Santa Fe, CA office and Love is located in the Atlanta, GA office.

Election as an ACTEC fellow is one of the highest honors a trusts and estates attorney can receive. Fellows are selected on the basis of professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates, and on the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields through lecturing, writing, teaching, and bar activities. MLA currently has eight attorneys selected as ACTEC fellows.

“Having eight of our attorneys selected as fellows of ACTEC uniquely positions the Firm as a thought leader in this space,” said Wayne Bradley, Corporate Department Chair. “It also shows the depth and skill of the attorneys in our private client services practice, who serve clients nationwide as well as internationally.”

ACTEC is a national organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

About the MLA Private Client Services Practice
The attorneys of MLA's Private Client Services practice counsel families and individuals in their personal, financial and business dealings, design simple and complex estate plans, solve sophisticated tax problems, and identify and settle issues in estate and trust administration. Their work addresses four general areas of client concerns: estate and tax planning, the responsibilities of fiduciaries in the probate and trust process, dispute resolution in the estate and trust context, and the start-up and operation of nonprofit organizations.