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 & Southeast Pennsylvania

  • 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 Dana Huppert of Synchronoss.

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.

Delaware

  • We meet quarterly in rotating office for 1.5 - 3 hours in the morning with lunch optional. (No dial-in option)
  • Participation is for heads of legal operations for an in-house law department.
  • To participate contact Vikram Arneja of Incyte and Lynn Simpsons of Chemours.

Europe

  • Virtual roundtables are convened upon demand by participating members; ongoing communication is via a listserv.
  • Participation is for leaders 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

New England

  • We meet 2-3 times a year in rotating offices throughout the Northeast Region.
  • 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 lawdepartmentops@acc.com.

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 Kirsten Taitelbaum of DaVita.

Coast-to-Coast

  • We meet quarterly (with a call-in option) for 1.5 to 2 hours. Membership includes individuals on both coasts 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 lawdepartmentops@acc.com.
* 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.