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.


Crafting a Global Anti-Corruption Program: Leading Practices for Ensuring FCPA, U.K. Bribery Act, and Related Corruption Compliance

Leading Practice Profile

Anti-corruption is an important issue to address with your company. In this Leading Practice Profile, six companies explain how they implement and monitor their successful anti-corruption programs. It will also trace the evolution of anti-corruption laws.

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ACC Chief Legal Officers 2018 Survey - Executive Summary

ACC Resource Library - Surveys

The most critical issues facing companies today are legal issues. It's no longer just a good idea for CLOs to be at the executive table, in the boardroom, and reporting to the CEO - it's essential. Learn more about how 1,300 peers view their role in ...

ACC, John L. Weinberg Center For Corporate Governance Interview Merck & Co’s Kenneth C. Frazier On The General Counsel As Key Ally To Corporate Leadership

ACC Resource Library - Quick Reference

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) teamed with John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, one of the longest-standing corporate governance centers in academia and globally recognized thought leader in the ...

Leveraging Legal Leadership: The General Counsel As A Corporate Culture Influencer

ACC Resource Library - Quick Reference

When the general counsel has a seat at the chief executives leadership table, it sends a signal to the companys stakeholders (internal and external) that ethics, compliance, and other legal risk considerations are a top priority of the company.

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Legal Department Leading Practices for Adding Value and Moving Beyond the Cost Center Model

ACC Resource Library - Leading Practices Profile

This Leading Practices Profile, an update to ACC’s 2005 Leading Practices Profile, Leading Practices in Law Departments Adding Value and Moving Beyond the Cost Center Model, features law department leading practices for generating and demonstrating v...

Organizational Effectiveness: The New Imperative for Developing a World-Class Legal Department

ACC Resource Library - InfoPAK

This InfoPAK examines the concept of organizational effectiveness and how corporate counsel can use its principles to effectively develop an international, “world-class” legal department. The InfoPAK focuses primarily on “soft” organizational develop...

Legal Operations: Leading Practices in Implementing Strategy, Leading Change, and Advancing Law Department Excellence

ACC Resource Library - Leading Practices Profile

This resource presents the leading practices of legal departments that leverage dedicated legal operations staff to manage the business aspects of Legal. Through profiles of 11 legal departments, it conveys who leads the legal operations function, re...

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