Taylor English Attorney Named President and Chair of the ABA Retirement Funds

September 23, 2016

Taylor English is pleased to announce that Allan Tanenbaum has been elected as president and chair of the board of directors for the American Bar Association (ABA) Retirement Funds. Mr. Tanenbaum has served as a member of the board for seven years, most recently as vice president and chair of the Investment Committee.

As an active member of the ABA, Mr. Tanenbaum has held several positions, including chair of the ABA’s Division of Public Education, Commission on Partnership Programs, General Practice Section, Fund for Justice and Education, and the Fellows of the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division. He is currently a member of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Audit and served as the Georgia State Delegate to the ABA’s House of Delegates. He has also served as a liaison for the Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justices’ Commission on Public Trust and Confidence and he was the former president of the Atlanta Bar Foundation.

At Taylor English, Mr. Tanenbaum is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business practice, and counsels a wide range of clients including public and private companies in financing, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and corporate governance matters. In addition, he has counseled boards of directors and board committees in matters of corporate governance and has implemented compliance programs for companies going public.

Outside of his involvement with the ABA, Mr. Tanenbaum serves as a member of the Legal Services Corporation Finance Committee and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), the LPGA Foundation, the Children’s Museum of Atlanta and The Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation, as well as DSW, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange Company.

Mr. Tanenbaum earned his undergraduate degree at the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania and his law degree at the University of Virginia.

ABA Retirement Funds is a 50-year-old, nonprofit organization, affiliated with the American Bar Association, which offers retirement plan solutions exclusively to the legal community. It currently serves more than 3,800 law firm retirement plans throughout the country with more than $5 billion in assets.

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