Join the ACC Foundation this summer for two amazing networking opportunities...

Literary Luminaries
August 16 | Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Join us for an afternoon of linking, libations, and literary illumination with author N. Damali Peters and Dr. Nicol Turner Lee. We will host an author's discussion followed by a VIP “Meet the Authors” Reception & Book Signing. Registrations include copies of both authors' books.

Bubbles in Brooklyn
August 22 | New York, NY
Join us as we gather at B. Stuyvesant Champagne's Tasting Room in Brooklyn, NY to connect, level-up, and give back! Make strategic connections, sample amazing champagnes, meet and hear the inspiring story of B. Stuyvesant's CEO Marvina Robinson.

Proceeds from both events help fund the ACC Foundation's diversity and pro bono efforts.

Upcoming Foundation Events

Corporate Counsel Classic

October 5 | Nashville, TN

This event, held in conjunction with the ACC Annual Meeting, is the premier golf, spa and networking event in the legal community. It provides excellent opportunities to network with in-house counsel while playing golf on a professional caliber golf course, experience holistically authentic wellness activities, and actively engage at the always lively evening awards networking reception.  This event is open to all ACC members and supporters, as well as those who may not be attending or sponsoring the ACC Annual Meeting. 

Good Lawyers to Great Lawyers Retreat

November 13-15 | Carlsbad, CA

The Good Lawyers to Great Lawyers Strategic Professional Development retreat offers the opportunity for an exciting exchange between leading in-house counsel, partners and business professionals. Sharpen your soft skills, develop your leadership style, and network with a diverse group of leading executives in the legal profession.

Care & Feeding of In-house Counsel and EmpowHERment Dinner Series

The Care and Feeding of In-House Counsel are private dinners featuring candid, small group discussions between chief legal officers (CLOs) and outside counsel. We will focus on diversity and inclusion and ways to strengthen in-house and outside counsel relationships.

Upcoming 2024 Dinners
Aug 7 -- Martha's Vineyard
TBA -- Minneapolis, MN
TBA -- Philadelphia, PA
TBA -- Miami, FL

Contact foundation@acc.com to register or for more information.

ACC Foundation Offerings

ACC Foundation DEI Maturity Assessment Tool

The ACC Foundation DEI Maturity Assessment, powered by Ethisphere takes the methodology to evaluate DEI progress from the acclaimed ACC Foundation DEI Maturity Model and creates an online assessment module which allows organizations to quickly and easily benchmark their DEI efforts to those of their peers and receive a written self-assessment generated by the module for the organization’s internal review. The best part is that this tool is offered for free to entire legal and business communities!

DEI JB Report

Advancing DEI Strategy with Actionable Law Firm Diversity Data

The ACC Foundation is proud to present our newest resource “Advancing DEI Strategy with Actionable Law Firm Diversity Data: An In-house Legal Resource.” This first-of-its-kind FREE report, developed in partnership with JusticeBid, shares leading practices for legal departments on how to engage their outside counsel most effectively around DEI standards and showcases leading law firm diversity data based on more than 50,000 lawyers among 224 law firms

Women in the House Network

The ACC Women In The House (WITH) Network seeks to foster the professional development of women as in-house counsel, support and engage women in their professional roles, and champion full and equal recognition of women in the legal profession all over the globe. The network features monthly educational programming, timely resources, and an online forum designed to foster and cultivate connections with women in law around the globe.

This event far exceeded my expectations. It was really well done, and incredibly uplifting.

S. Hill
Lockheed Martin
2019 Global Women in Law & Leadership Guest