A day in the life....

Get a sneak peek inside the daily lives of your CLO colleagues to see how they manage their busy schedule. 

This month's focus is on Janine Greenwood, Chief Legal Officer, Vice-President and Secretary for National Student Clearing House.


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We are constantly looking for ways to serve our members better. If you have any suggestions, questions or comments regarding our CLO resources or services, please contact:

Justin Connor, Senior Counsel and Director of CLO Services

Chief Legal Officers

ACC supports the legal practice, professional development and managerial responsibilities of CLOs through a variety of programs and resources. Please peruse our CLO Executive Bulletin, ThinkTanks, our online E-group forums, legal resources, Newsstand articles and the latest updates regarding ACC Advocacy Actions.

CLO Perspectives



These small Chief Legal Officer roundtables allow an in-depth look at current trends and issues.

ThinkTank Archives
CLO E-Group

This forum enables you to communicate with fellow CLOs about specific issues, comment on shared challenges and post questions.

Submit your requests to join the forum to Paul Goatley.

Chapter CLO Networks

ACC Chapter CLO network initiatives help promote closer professional relationships and leadership discussions among CLOs in your local area.

See what CLO offerings are available in your chapter.

Is your chapter not listed? Want to help ACC grow a CLO event in your area? Please Contact Paul Goatley to explore new opportunities.


Agreeing with ACC, New Budget Deal Restores Federal Court Funding

We’re excited to report that the new budget deal restores sequestered funds to the federal court system.  Along with a coalition of other legal organizations, we argued for that restoration.  Now, let’s see if the federal courts can fix the civil discovery system.



In addition to our extensive resource library, we have an Annual Survey Archive which enables you to examine current CLO thinking and to review changes over time.

I Just Became a General Counsel

Feb 2012 BY MARK ROELLIG Download pdf
... What Do I Do Next? Congratulations. The announcement has been made: You are the company's new general counsel. ...

A Practical Guide to Managing and Resolving Business Disputes in China 

Feb 2014 Article Download pdf
You are an American company expanding its business into China. You have just clinched a highly coveted multi-million-dollar deal, documented in a one hundred- page contract that seems to cover every ...

If Your Company Is Investigated In China... Reacting to Dawn Raids

Feb 2014 Article Download pdf
In the wake of recent investigations into business activities in China, companies and their investors have asked how to respond to a “dawn raid” by authorities in China. PRC law provides for the ...

New European Commission Rules for Merger Review

Feb 2014 Article Download pdf
Last month, the merger simplification package adopted by the European Commission entered into force. The main objective of this reform is to achieve a greater level of efficiency in merger review ...

Legal Practice Management: Reducing Stress, Improving Retention Rates

Feb 2014 Article Download pdf
If you sense low morale and high anxiety among your staff, take action before the problems spiral out of control. This article contains some legal practice management steps you can take.

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