Developing Women Leaders - Challenges and Strategies

Insights from the ACC CLO Club Roundtable: Developing Women Leaders

Although much progress has been made in advancing the status of women in the legal profession, women are still a minority in in-house legal leadership positions.  

At this CLO Roundtable held in Calgary on January 19, 2017 on Developing Women Leaders, participants shared many successful strategies for overcoming challenges and biases to help women leaders succeed.  

You may download a summary of the discussion at the link below.


The Role of General Counsel in Middle East

Leading Practice Profile

This Leading Practices Profile, The Role of General Counsel in the Middle East, features the law department leading practices for three entities navigating the many challenges of meeting the regulatory and cultural standards placed on global corporations.

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ACC Chief Legal Officers 2017 Survey - Executive Summary

ACC Resource Library - Surveys

ACC Chief Legal Officers 2017 Survey - Executive Summary

ACC Chief Legal Officers (CLO) 2016 Survey

ACC Resource Library - Surveys

Based on responses from over 1,300 in-house counsel in 41 countries, the ACC Chief Legal Officer 2016 Survey offers legal departments, law firms, and other legal industry partners insight on the practices, trends and changes in the role of the CLO. The ...

2015 ACC Chief Legal Officers Canada Report

ACC Resource Library - Surveys

This report spotlights top legal and business concerns weighing on CLOs in Canadian legal departments. CLOs from the region identified emerging trends, business priorities, budget, staffing changes, and more. Nonmembers have the exclusive opportunity ...

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Using Non-Lawyer Personnel to Help Perform Legal Functions

ACC Resource Library - Leading Practices Profile

The challenge: do more, do it well, do it quickly, and keep costs down. This is a reality facing law departments today. This practice profile explores how nine companies are stepping up to this challenge. Learn about practices utilizing non-lawyer...

Strategic Planning: Why a Plan Is Needed and How to Develop One

ACC Resource Library - InfoPAK

This InfoPAK will discuss why a strategic plan is needed and how to develop one. Historically, the Law Department has been viewed solely as a cost center. By developing and implementing a strategic plan, the Law Department can begin to minimize this ...

Skills for the 21st Century General Counsel

ACC Resource Library - Survey

This study explores the changing role of the general counsel by documenting its evolution and predicting the skill sets that will be required for future general counsel to be successful. Central themes to this skill set include the ability to place l...

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