Serves the Pittsburgh Metropolitan area.

The ACC Western Pennsylvania Chapter is a regional bar association for in-house counsel in Western Pennsylvania with over 500 members drawn from over 160 companies, including most of the major companies, non-profits, and other private-sector organizations throughout the region with a diverse set of legal concerns and needs.

The mission of ACC Western Pennsylvania is to help its members deliver services to their clients efficiently and promote the value of in-house counsel by delivering a mix of relevant and timely services including education, advocacy, networking, and community care.

For more information on chapter activities, please contact the chapter administrator, Barbara Dudek, at 412-366-2686 or


The Annual Meeting of the Members of ACC, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at Reed Smith, Reed Smith Centre, 225 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 at 4:00 p.m., immediately preceding the CLE presentation.  Members will be requested to vote for the election of all 2018 Officers and for at-large directors with terms ending in 2020.  The following candidates are recommended for election by the Nominating Committee. Click here for biographies of our nominees. 



1 President – Stephanie Sciullo, MSA (2020, 2nd term)

2 President Elect and VP – Membership – John Unice, Covestro

3 Past President – Vinita Sinha. Getinge Group

4 Treasurer – Kirsten Sigurdson, Highmark Health

5 Secretary – Beth Dodson - BNY Mellon 

6 VP- Advocacy – Dick Heiser, FedEx Ground

7 VP – Communications –  Cara Group, Newton Consulting (2020 - 2nd term)

8 VP – Pro Bono -- Josh Stein - Arconic Inc.

9 VP – Programs – Ron Vassel, ANSYS, Inc.



1.  Kristen Budris, Highmark Health (2020 - 2nd term)

2.  Andrea Clark Smith - UPMC (2020 - 1st term)

3.  C. Justin Conrad  – Crown Castle (2020 - 1st term)

New for 2017-2018 - SAVE on CLE - Get your CLE Premier pass or CLE pass today!

ACC Western Pennsylvania is offering chapter members two ways to save on your CLE programs! 

The CLE Premier Pass is available to purchase for a limited time only. Hurry, this offer ends October 31, 2017!

Option 2 - The CLE Pass: 4 CLE hours for $35

The CLE Pass is available to purchase through May 2018.

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