Regional Groups

Regional Groups

In some metro areas, Legal Ops leaders organize regular in-person meetings. If you're looking for a group to join, check out the options below. Then, log in to the Member Directory to connect with your Regional Group!

If you don't see a Regional Group in your immediate area and are interested in forming one, please contact lawdepartmentops@acc.com..

Central New Jersey & Greater Philadelphia

  • We meet quarterly in rotating offices for 3-4 hours in the morning, with lunch optional
  • Participation is for the head of legal operations for an in-house law department
  • To participate, please contact Patti Driscoll of Brother International.

Chicago

  • We meet quarterly in rotating offices for 3-4 hours in the morning, with lunch optional (no dial in options).
  • Participation is for the head of legal operations for an in-house law department.
  • To participate, contact Elizabeth Jaworski of Astellas.

Europe

  • We meet every other month (via conference call).
  • Participation is for head or manager of legal operations located in Europe.
  • To participate, contact lawdepartmentops@acc.com.

Greater New York

  • We meet 3-4 times per year (with a call-in option) for 90 minutes - typically hosted at Goldman Sachs.
  • We encourage law department COOs to directly participate, but they may delegate to a senior direct report.
  • To participate, contact lawdepartmentops@acc.com.

Mid-Atlantic

  • We meet quarterly in rotating offices for 3-4 hours in the morning with lunch optional.
  • Participation is for the head of legal operations for an in-house law department.
  • If you wish to lead this group, please contact lawdepartmentops@acc.com..

Minnesota

  • We meet 2-3 times per year (with a call-in option) – hosted at rotating corporate locations
  • Participation is for heads of legal operations for an in-house legal department. Occasional meetings include additional staff of legal operations teams based on specific topics.
  • To participate, contact Sheila Kennedy of Medtronic.

North Carolina & South Carolina

  • We meet quarterly in rotating offices for 3-4 hours in the morning with lunch optional
  • Participation is for head of legal operations for an in-house law department.
  • If you wish to participate, please contact Mike Russell of Ingersoll-Rand

Southern California

  • We meet 2-3 times a year in rotating offices throughout Southern California.
  • Participation is for heads of legal operations or those whose role encompasses legal operations functions. Occasional meetings include additional staff of legal operations teams based on specific topics.
  • To participate, contact Tania Daniels of Disney or Jeff Aschbreener of Amgen.

Texas and Beyond

  • We meet quarterly (with a call-in option) for 1.5 to 2 hours. Membership includes individuals on both coasts (of Texas) and a few places in between, so for this group, most participation is by phone.
  • The group is open to legal operations professionals.
  • To participate, contact Juanita Luna of PG&E.

* If you would like to form a group in your region, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. Once we assist in rounding up the Legal Ops professionals in your area, we will add your Regional Group to the roster.