The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
ACC is a Global Legal Association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations, and other organizations through information, education, networking, and advocacy.
Vision & Values
ACC aims to be the premier global legal association serving the diversified needs of in-house counsel by:
Anticipating and understanding the needs of the in-house bar
Helping members deliver services to their corporate clients efficiently and promote the value of in-house services
Influencing the practice of law as it affects the in-house bar
Delivering a mix of relevant, timely services, including information, education, networking, and advocacy
ACC’s primary responsibility is to our members. We continually strive to develop resources and programs that respond to and anticipate member needs. To ensure that we fulfill this commitment, we have adopted the following core operating values:
Represent in-house lawyers as full and equal members of the legal profession
Foster excellence among in-house practitioners, helping them represent their clients effectively and deliver services efficiently
Advance the highest ethical standards governing the practice of law in a corporate setting
Promote diversity and inclusiveness within ACC and the in-house community as a whole
Encourage public and pro bono service
Foster a sense of collegiality to facilitate networking and interaction among in-house counsel and foster professionalism, openness, and candor among members