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July 6, 2018
July 19: ACC NCR's Annual Women's Initiative Event with Womble Bond Dickinson
5:30 - 7:30 pm at WBD, 1200 Nineteenth Street NW, Suite 500, Washington D.C.

Join members and their in-house guests for an evening of networking and conversation with Emily Martin, VP for Education & Workplace Justice at the National Women’s Law Center, where she oversees its Legal Network for Gender Equity and the administration of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund.  

For more information and to register, go to http://www.acc.com/chapters/ncr/index.cfm?eventID=22440.  

July 12: Corporate Law Forum: Corporate Governance Half-Day Conference
8:30 am to 1:00 pm, LIVE ONLY at Valo Park in McLean, VA

Corporate Governance is intended to increase the accountability of your company and to avoid massive disasters before they occur. Come to this conference to ensure you are prudently directing and controlling the management of your company.

Sessions:

  • New Legal Developments in Corporate Governance (9:00-10:15 am) 
  • Planning for the Unknown: Preparing Your Board to Handle a Company Crisis (10:30-11:45 am)
  • Evolving Role of the Corporate Secretary, 101, 201 and Current Hot Issues (12:00-1:00 pm)
View the event agenda for full details on each of the sessions. 
Includes breakfast and lunch. 
3.5 hours of Virginia Bar MCLE credit. 
For more information and to register, go to http://www.acc.com/chapters/ncr/index.cfm?eventID=22330.
Forensics and Electronic Discovery in an IoT Era
News Alert from Williams & Connolly LLP

In this week’s news alert, Emerald Sponsor Williams & Connolly breaks down the new issues arising in the e-discovery process in recent years. 

July 25: Bethesda, MD: ACC NCR Summer Social
4:30 - 6:30 pm, HMSHost Corporation, 6905 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD

Join your ACC colleagues and guests for a fun and informal evening of great company and food at the beautiful offices of HMSHost. 

 

 

For more information and to register, go to http://www.acc.com/chapters/ncr/index.cfm?eventID=22442.

ACC NCR is Hiring a Director of Programming
The Director of Programming (DP) will be responsible for providing high-quality, timely, and relevant programs for ACC NCR members by coordinating volunteer leaders, sponsors, members, and other staff to create, develop, and execute ACC NCR’s calendar of continuing legal education program.  In addition, the DP will work with other staff members to create, develop, and execute pro bono, community services, networking, and other events.  For the full job posting and information on how to apply, click here.   

PRO BONO & COMMUNITY SERVICE 

D.C. BAR PRO BONO CENTER SMALL BUSINESS BRIEF ADVICE CLINIC - July 11 

  • Wednesday, July 11 - Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Small Business Resource Center 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (5 - 7:30 p.m.)
  • To volunteer, complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GZ7RZVP.  You may choose more than one clinic date and will be notified if the spot you've requested is available.
Annual Corporate Counsel Awards
Nominations due July 27

The annual Outstanding Achievement Awards recognize the accomplishments of in-house practitioners in the past year in the categories of:

      *Outstanding Chief Legal Officer

      *Outstanding In-House Counsel

      *Outstanding Paraprofessional

      *Outstanding Law Department

      *Outstanding Community Service (by an individual or legal department)

      We also are seeking nominations for the Corporate Counsel Career Achievement Award.

      Full details and the online nominations form at: http://www.cvent.com/d/4gqs8d.

      The In-House Innovators Awards shine a spotlight on departments doing interesting things to make them more effective contributors to their organizations. 

      Full details and the online nominations form at: http://www.cvent.com/d/9gqs85.



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      Upcoming Events
      Government Contractors Forum: A Roadmap for Managing DCAA Audits, July 10, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Tysons, VA or by webcast.
      Signature Luncheon: Managing the Lions and Elephants - Working with Executives and In-House Counsel During the Litigation Process, July 11, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in McLean, VA or by webcast.
      Corporate Law Forum: Corporate Governance Half-Day Conference, July 12, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in McLean, VA (live only).
      Non-Profits and Associations Forum: It’s Campaign Season - What Can Non-Profits Do?, July 17, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Washington, DC or by webcast.
      Privacy and Data Security and Litigation Forums: Emerging Trends in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Litigation and Enforcement – Managing Legal Risk in the Information Era, July 18, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in McLean, VA or by webcast.
      Employment and Labor Forum: Not Protected... Not So Fast!, July 24, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in McLean, VA or by webcast.
      Global Issues Forum: Cybersecurity Challenges for Corporate Counsel Operating Globally, July 26, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Washington, DC or by webcast.
      Technology and IP Forum: Copyright Law Updates and Best Practices, July 31, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Washington, DC or by webcast.
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