Login to MyACC
ACC Members

Not a Member?

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.

Join ACC

ACC partners with Smarter Law to better serve our members.

  • Do you need to justify headcount and budgets to management?
  • Having difficulty using metrics and KPIs to demonstrate performance and value?
  • Is your department perceived more as a cost center rather than a business partner?

Smarter Law Solutions uses ACC's Global Legal Department Benchmarking data to help you address these challenges.

Stylized triangular image

Complimentary Consultation For ACC Members

Like all work products, the legal department is a combination of resource inputs and result outputs.

Smarter Law maximizes legal output Coverage by the legal department and the Compliance and Client Satisfaction of the business, while optimizing Head Count and minimizing the overall Cost inputs.

Smarter Law Solutions will provide free analysis of this "bottom line" of your legal department performance--Head Count & Cost, using ACC benchmarking and information provided by you, together with advice about its implications for the legal Coverage, Compliance, & Client Satisfaction of your business.

The consultancy has over 250 transformation successes to date since 2008 and global reach through its delivery arm MLA Transform, a division of Major, Lindsey & Africa.

Request a Free Consultation


Smarter Law

ACC is proud to partner with Trevor Faure, CEO of Smarter Law Solutions, using our Global Legal Department Benchmarking data. Read Trevor's latest piece in The Practice, Harvard CLP.

Read more


Available On Demand

Learn more about how your legal department can achieve its best when the company is struggling.

What Does Not Sink Us Makes Us Smarter: Leading the Legal Department in a Crisis


  • Michael Tucker, who led the AvisBudget legal department through its award-winning revolution as General Counsel
  • Miriam Frank, Partner, VP, Transform Advisory Services, Certified Executive Coach at Major, Lindsey & Africa
  • Trevor Faure, CEO of Smarter Law Solutions and legal leader at EY Global, Tyco, Dell, and Apple at times of existential change for these organizations

Listen to the Webinar

Available On Demand

Learn about how in-house counsel can further their role and career in times of turmoil from a distinguished panel of legal department professionals.

What Does Not Sink You Makes You Smarter: The Lawyer Thriving Professionally in a Crisis


  • Paul Anderson-Walsh FRSA, Co-Founder of The Centre for Inclusive Leadership
  • Benedikte Leroy, General Counsel of Volvo Trucks and former VP, Legal of Dell EMEA
  • Trevor Faure, CEO of Smarter Law Solutions

Listen to the Webinar

Smarter Law: Transforming Busy Lawyers into Business Leaders

From Emotional Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence, the definitive performance improvement solution. 

"Faure's insightful and practical analysis [is] more important than ever, and makes this... a must read for any lawyer or legal organization seeking to thrive in today's increasingly competitive and technology-driven global age." David B. Wilkins, Professor of Law, Vice Dean, Faculty Director of the Program on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School. 

"Probably the best book I've ever read setting the stage for the new model General Counsel." Paul Lippe, Legal OnRamp founder & Elevate Advisory Board Member.

Amazon worldwide: Print & Kindle. Also available directly in the US from Thomson Reuters.

Book Contents  The definitive performance improvement solution...for those in a hurry!

Advisory Services Book Cover


This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work properly; others help us improve the user experience.

By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. For more information, read our cookies policy and our privacy policy.