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Special message from the president

I am pleased to report that we have made available for online viewing our signature, standing room only Half Day Event a few months ago, Evolution of In-House Counsel: Staying Current in the Tides of Change.

This is a truly innovative, forward thinking event, focusing on a comprehensive global ACC survey of what corporations expect from their in-house counsel, emotional intelligence for in-house attorneys, and mindfulness in the practice of law.

Fred Krebs, our former longstanding ACC President, kicked off the event with an excellent presentation on "Skill Sets for the GC of the Future."  Next, Stephen Roth, Vice President and General Counsel of Jewelry Television, reprised his well-received event at the ACC Annual Meeting in New Orleans, "Why Smart Lawyers Fail - Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence and Your Impact."  To conclude the event, Scott Rogers, Founder and Director of the Institute for Mindfulness Studies and the University of Miami School of Law's Mindfulness in Law Program, spoke about "Mindfulness in Law: The Cultivation of Focus, Concentration, and the Reduction of Stress."

The event was featured in the June edition of the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. Scott Rogers was subsequently highlighted on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, which reported that Professor Rogers' law school courses are all wait listed and that the legal field is joining the "mind-sharpening" mindfulness movement championed by corporations ranging from Google to General Mills. 

I strongly encourage you to view this event.  Please feel free to forward the link: https://goo.gl/9cyv1e to people who are not members of the ACC, as the videos are available for general viewing.  

Jeff Stern, President ACC Greater New York


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Evolution of In-House Counsel Event Speaker Featured in WSJ

Jun 23, 2015 - Scott Rogers, one of the Chapter's excellent speakers at the May 12th Evolution of In-House Counsel: Staying Current in the Tides of Change Half Day event, was recently featured in the WSJ.

Evolution of In-House Counsel Event Featured in Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

Jun 23, 2015 - ACC Greater New York's Half Day Event was recently featured in the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.

Chapter No Show Without Notice Policy

May 18, 2015 - As noted in the Fall Newsletter, the Chapter will be instituting a two strike, no show without notice policy beginning in December.

Congratulations to Immediate Past President Reginald Rasch

Apr 28, 2015 - Reginald Rasch, Immeidate Past President of ACC Greater New York, is being honored by the Metropolitan Black Bar Association as Corporate Counsel Of The Year

2015 ACC Greater New York Board Nominations Now Open

Apr 09, 2015 - The election process for open positions on the ACC Greater New York Board of Directors is beginning now for the 2015-2018 term. Nominations are open and will run through Friday, April 24, 2015.

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