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Frank Cummings, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, District of Columbia 1963. Fellow American College Employee Benefits Counsel; member American Bar Association (chairman committee pension, welfare and related plans 1976-1979), American Law Institute (life advisor to restatement of employment law since 2002), Bar Association District of Columbia (chairman committee labor relations law 1972-1973), Cosmos Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cummings, Frank was born on December 11, 1929 in New York City. Son of Louis and Florence (Levine) Cummings.

Education

Bachelor, Hobart College, 1951. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, New York City, 1958.

Career

Worked at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P. (Washington, DC. Also New York, N.Y.) specializing in Employee Benefits, Employment, Labor, Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1959, New York.

1963, District of Columbia. 1973, United States. Tax Court. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta.

Articles Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1957-1958. Author: Capitol Hill Manual (BNA Books, 2d Education 1984). "Multiemployer Plans-Special Rules" (BNA Tax Management Portfolio, #359-2d Education, 1986).

Pension Plan Terminations, Single Employer Plans (BNA Tax Management Portfolio #359-2d. 1994); ERISA Litigation: An Overview of Major Claims & Defenses (in ALI-American Bar Association Committee on Professional Education, Course Materials 1994). National Labor Relations Board Ground Rules for Union Representation Elections (in ALIABA Committee on Professional Education, Resource Material on Labor and Employment Law, 6th Education 1992).

Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School, 1970-1974. Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1983-1986. Chairman, ALI-American Bar Association Annual Course in Employee Benefits Litigation, 1990—.

Member: Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Chairman, Committee on Labor Relations Law, 1972-1973). American Bar Association (Chairman, Committee on Pension, Welfare and Related Plans, Labor Relations Law Section, 1976-1979. Vice Chairman, Committee on Health Insurance Law, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1989-1991).

Membership

Member: Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Chairman, Committee on Labor Relations Law, 1972-1973). American Bar Association (Chairman, Committee on Pension, Welfare and Related Plans, Labor Relations Law Section, 1976-1979. Vice Chairman, Committee on Health Insurance Law, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, 1989-1991).

American Law Institute.

Connections

Married Jill Schwartz, July 6, 1958. Children: Peter Ian, Margaret Anne.