Advocacy News

ACC and ACC Chicago File Amicus in Illinois Supreme Court Over Privilege Waiver Issue

Jan 26, 2012 - ACC argues decision in Illinois appellate court incorrectly expands the subject matter waiver doctrine.

ACC Comments To Hawaii Supreme Court on Proposed MJP Rules for In-House Counsel

Nov 2, 2011 - While supporting the majority of proposed rules on practice, ACC makes recommendations on in-house counsel practice before tribunals and expanding on pro bono services they can deliver.

ACC & Iowa Chapter Comment on Proposed Registration Rules for In-House Counsel

Oct 14, 2011 - Asked to comment by the Iowa Supreme Court, ACC and its Iowa Chapter requested a few revisions to proposed registration rule reforms affecting in-house attorneys with out of state licenses.

ACC & Employment and Labor Law Committee Comments on LMRDA “Advice” Exemption

Sep 27, 2011 - In a submission to the U.S. Department of Labor, ACC and its committee argues a proposed reinterpretation of the LMRDA’s “Advice” exemption undermines attorney-client privilege.

ACC Files Amicus in Wells Fargo v. US to Protect Work Product Doctrine

Jul 8, 2011 - ACC argues in Minnesota U.S. District Court that an IRS summons for workpapers threatens the work product privilege.

Advocacy

ACC is the voice of the in-house bar, fighting for both our members’ professional rights and their clients’ representational needs before courts, media, government agencies, legislatures and bar groups.

Our advocacy work focuses on matters of importance to in-house counsel and the bar at large: multijurisdictional matters, corporate responsibility, attorney-client privilege, ethics and other issues that affect the ability of in-house counsel to provide effective guidance to their corporate clients.

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