2018 Global Women in Law & Leadership Symposium and Honors Dinner & Reception

The Global Women in Law & Leadership Symposium and Honors Dinner & Reception will bring together high-level professionals to delve into the many issues women face in the workplace and particularly in the corporate legal profession.  The afternoon Symposium, hosted in collaboration with the ACC NYC Chapter Women's Group, will highlight women of distinction who have made tremendous strides in advancing the well-bing of women around the globe.  Following the Symposium, the dinner will feature an intimate "Actors Studio" style discussion led by Ricahrd Lui, New Anchor for MSNBC and NBC.  This year's honorees will provide the audience with a glimpse of how they overcame barriers to success and how they are now helping future generations of women professionals to do the same.  

This special event is taking place on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations.  Click here for more information!


5th Annual Corporate Counsel Classic 

Join us on October 20, 2018 in Austin, TX for the 5th Annual Corporate Counsel Classic, a golf, spa, wellness and networking event to celebrating the ACC Foundation and make a difference in the local legal community - all right before the ACC Annual Meeting!

This Corporate Counsel Classic, held in conjunction with the ACC Annual Meeting, is the premier golf, spa and networking event in the legal community.  Now in its fifth year, this world-class event provides excellent opportunities to network with in-house counsel while playing golf on a professional caliber golf course, experiencing holistically authentic spa and wellness activities, and actively engaging at the always lively evening awards networking reception - all before the ACC Annual Meeting!  The event is open to all ACC members and supporters, as well as those who may not be attending or sponsoring the ACC Annual Meeting.  Proceeds from the Classic will benefit a local legal charity.  Click here for more information!

 

An On-Ramp to the C-Suite: A Joint Initiative Aims to Return Motivated Female Lawyers to Corporate Counsel Roles Nationwide

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel features a Q&A with ACC President and CEO Veta T. Richardson and Caren Ulrich Stacy, Founder and CEO of Diversity Lab and OnRamp Fellowship, about "OnRamp In-House," a re-entry program for women lawyers returning to the workforce after an extended hiatus. To read the full article, visit www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

Mission Statement

The ACC Foundation – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – supports the efforts of the Association of Corporate Counsel, serving the needs of the in-house bar through the dissemination of research and surveys, leadership and professional development opportunities, and support of diversity and pro-bono initiatives.

The ACC Foundation partners with corporations, law firms, legal service providers and bar associations to assist in the furtherance of these goals.

Jennifer Chen, Foundation Director
+1.202.677.4772 or j.chen@acc.com


Board of Directors

  • Veta T. Richardson
  • Foundation President
  • President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Mike Savage
  • Head of Business Development / Marketing Services
  • Deloitte Digital

  • Jim Merklinger
  • President
  • ACC Credentialing Institute
  • Patricia J. Trudeau
  • Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
  • Association of Corporate Counsel

  • Pamela Everhart
  • SVP, Government Relations
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gregory W. Fortsch
  • Senior Legal Counsel – Regulatory
  • NBTY, Inc.

  • Linda Lu
  • SVP, Chief Litigation Officer
    Litigation and Employment Counseling
    Office of the Chief Legal and Governance Officer
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company