The Workers’ Compensation Commission is pleased to announce its newest Commissioner, Kenneth G. Macleay.
Appointed to a 12-year term by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Commissioner Macleay began his tenure with the Commission on August 1, 2005.
Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., recently appointed Mr. Macleay as a Worker's Compensation Commissioner for the State of Maryland. Mr. Macleay began serving a twelve year term on August 1, 2005.
Ken Macleay attended Loyola College and the University of Baltimore Law School. He joined Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, L.L.C. as an associate in 1991 and became a partner in 2000. His practice included workers' compensation, transportation, insurance defense, and personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.
Commissioner Macleay is a member of the American Bar Association and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Association for Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy. He regularly attends the American Bar Association's Transportation Megaconference.
Active in the workers' compensation and insurance arenas, Commissioner Macleay routinely attends the Maryland Workers' Compensation Educational Association, Inc.'s annual conference and testified before the Joint Legislative Oversight Task Force pertaining pending legislation affecting Workers' Compensation statutes in Maryland. In addition, he served on a legislative oversight panel concerning insurance coverage and the rental car industry.
In 1997 Commissioner Macleay served as President of the Board of Trustees of the José Marti´ Monument Foundation and was integral in having a monument honoring José Marti´, a Cuban patriot, erected in Baltimore City.
Commissioner Macleay enjoys coaching little league baseball and spending time on the Chesapeake Bay.
The Commission welcomes its newest member.