New York City Chapter

Posted: Feb 11, 2016

ACC-NYC Women's Group Steering Committee

Nomination and application process for new members:

The ACC-NYC Women's Group ("Women's Group") launched in 2013 with the mission of supporting the advancement of women in the legal profession. The Women's Group hosts substantive panels and programs on career advancement and professional development. The Women's Group Steering Committee ("Committee") is the body that collaborates on Women's Group strategy and related programming. The Committee currently consists of six (6) in-house women members and women partners from sponsor law firms.

The Committee is restructuring and in connection with the restructuring the Committee is seeking nominations and applications for new in-house members to serve as either Advisory members or Programming members for a minimum of two (2) calendar years (2016-17).

Advisory member criteria:

  •  Experienced in-house counsel enthusiastic about providing high-level input and feedback on strategy, recommending speakers/panelists, and fostering connections for Women's Group members from their networks
  •  Availability to attend one (1) annual Committee networking reception
  •  ACC-NYC member in good standing

Programming member criteria:

  • In-house counsel enthusiastic about fostering member engagement with availability to commit substantial time and energy to the successful execution of one (1) Committee sponsored event annually, in partnership with Programming members at sponsor law firms
  • Availability to attend annual kick-off meeting (2017 only)
  • Availability to attend annual Committee networking reception
  • Availability to regularly participate in monthly conference calls and attend majority of Committee-sponsored events
  • Active promotion of events within their networks
  • ACC-NYC member in good standing

 For each nomination and/or application, please complete the survey to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Current Title
  • Company
  • Why you are interested in serving on the Committee and whether you are interested in an Advisory or Programming role (Applications only)*
  • Why nominee would be a valuable addition to the Committee and whether they should be considered for an Advisory or Programming role (Nominations only)*

*Candidates submitted for Advisory roles may be offered Programming roles if they do not meet the Advisory member criteria.

 Please submit nominations and applications via survey link: by Monday, February 29, 2016. The ACC-NYC Women's Group Steering Committee will notify the selected candidates in March.

 Thank you for your interest.


Best regards,


Kim Bykov, ACC-NYC Women's Group Steering Committee Co-Chair (2015-16)

Penny Williams, ACC-NYC Women's Group Steering Committee Co-Chair (2016-17)

Save the Datefor our 2016 programs:

  • May 11, 2016 (sponsored by Proskauer Rose LLP)

  • June 28, 2016 (sponsored by Dechert LLP)

  • September 8, 2016 (sponsored by Kirkland & Ellis LLP)

  • November 17, 2016 (sponsored by Hogan Lovells) 

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