ACC Docket

Top 10 30-Somethings Awards

The Nomination Period for ACC's 2015 "Top 10 30-Somethings" Awards Will Open October 21.

ACC’s "Top 10 30-Somethings" awards program recognize in-house counsel rising stars for their innovation, global perspectives, proactive practice, advocacy efforts, and pro bono and community service work.


Attorneys must be between age 30 and 39 on Dec. 31, 2015, and show outstanding achievement in their profession. Self-nominating is acceptable. Nominations must be complete and received by Dec. 15, 2015.

Criteria for selection

The nominee has added value to his or her legal department, organization/company, and/or the in-house community through:

  • innovation
  • anticipating and proactively preventing or approaching challenges
  • a strong global perspective
  • advocacy efforts, participation in cases that champion the in-house community, and/or advancing diversity in the profession
  • pro bono and/or community service work


In-house peers who serve on ACC's Board of Directors and the ACC Docket Advisory Board will act as judges.

Award Presentation

The 2015 Top 10 30-Something plaques will be presented during the Corporate Counsel University event at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, CA, June 14-16, 2016.


The "Top 10 30-Somethings" awards program is graciously sponsored by Saul Ewing LLP.

For more information

Contact Joshua Shields at or 202.349.1509.