Deal appoints lawyer to head workers’ comp board
2:16 pm, February 12th, 2013
The state’s new Board of Workers’ Compensation chairman is a former special assistant attorney general who represented the state in workers’ compensation claims.
Governor Nathan Deal on Feb. 4 named Stewart, Melvin & Frost partner Frank McKay to fill the vacancy left by former chairman Richard Thompson when he resigned. McKay’s appointment is effective March 1.
McKay, who lives in Gainesville, has practiced law before the Board of Workers’ Compensation for 22 years, according to the Governor’s Office. He earned his law degree from Mercer University and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1991.