Join us for the PREMIER in-house legal cybersecurity conference! The 2024 ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit (March 25-26 | University of California Los Angeles) is designed to keep you apprised of the latest threats and innovations in the legal cybersecurity space landscape, connect with the top players and decision-makers in the industry, and enable you to become a more well-rounded, focused, connected, and effective practitioner.


Stay for the evening of March 26th as we celebrate the diversity efforts and achievements of corporate legal departments that are using data to drive their DEI impact and success with the inaugural ACC Foundation Vanguard Award. This interactive soiree will incorporate food, drinks, music, and technology, as we highlight the innovative ideas and initiatives of some of the most forward-thinking organizations in the DEI space.

ACC Foundation Highlights

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March 5, 2024 | 1:00 PM ET
Webinar

Join us as we host a virtual conversation with the 2024 ACC Foundation DEI Vanguard Award winners. Learn from representatives of awardees Intel, FedEX, and Trusaic how their organizations have developed effective plans for DEI success, challenges they’ve faced along the way and strategies to overcome them, how their commitment to diversity has impacted their organizations, and where their DEI journey is taking them in the future. 

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March 6, 2024 | 11:00 AM ET
Webinar

Join the ACC Foundation and the American Bar Association as we explore the results of the American Bar Association’s “Legal Careers of Parents and Child Caregivers” report. This webinar will highlight key data points from the report, based on survey data from 8,000 lawyers nation-wide, and feature a discussion with in-house women parents on their career journeys, challenges faced, lessons learned, and strategies to success despite barriers and biases associated with being working parent attorneys. 

Upcoming Foundation Events

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
(details coming soon)

Louisville, KY
Martha's Vineyard, MA
St. Louis, MO
Minneapolis, MN
NYC/New Jersey

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

2024 Global Women in Law and Leadership

June 12, 2024 | UN Headquarters | New York, NY

Join us for the ACC Foundation’s 2024 Global Women in Law and Leadership Symposium and Awards Dinner as we network, learn, and celebrate phenomenal women leaders. The program is comprised of a symposium that includes networking opportunities and programing focused on career strategies and leadership followed by the honors dinner featuring discussions with our distinguished honorees who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and have been instrumental in advancing opportunities for women around the world.

2024 Good Lawyers to Great Lawyers Retreat

November 13-15 | Carlsbad, CA

The Good Lawyers to Great Lawyers Retreat offers the opportunity for corporate lawyers, both in-house and outside counsel, to sharpen their soft skills, develop their leadership style, and network with leading executives across the legal profession. This event features small, closed-door discussions on an array of high-level legal topics with leading legal and business professionals and leaders from across the globe in a casual, intimate setting that is perfect for leveling up and making meaningful strategic connections.

Registration Opening Soon!

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