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Alum on ACFR Executive Committee

— by on June 29th, 2010

Frank M. Young III, a 1963 Washington and Lee alumnus, has been named to the executive committee of the Washington, D.C.-based American Committees on Foreign Relations (ACFR).

Frank is chair of the International Law and Immigration Practice Team of the Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC..

ACFR is as a nonprofit association dedicated to facilitating debate on international events — primarily as they relate to the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy — between Washington and the heartland(s) of the United States. ACFR serves as an umbrella organization for local Committees on Foreign Relations in locations throughout the country. Frank is a past president of ACFR and has also been chair of the Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations.

Frank, who earned his law degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law,  founded Haskell Slaughter’s litigation practice in 1974 and currently serves as chair of its Litigation Practice Group. He also heads the firm’s international law practice and served as the first chair of the Alabama State Bar’s International Law Section. Frank was instrumental in establishing Haskell Slaughter’s China practice relationships with the firm of Baker & Daniels, an international law firm with offices in Beijing and Qingdao, China.