June 14-16, 2017

The Loews New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

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Get on the Fast Track to Success!

Beat the learning curve with this comprehensive education program specifically designed for those new to in-house counsel, in-house lawyers with less than five years of experience, as well those who simply need to sharpen their basic practice skills.
By attending CCU, you will:

  • Dig deep into employment law; contracts; litigation; accounting and financial statements; outside counsel management; data privacy, information security, and data transfers; and more.
  • Gain invaluable tools to improve the interpersonal skills needed to communicate effectively throughout your organization.

  • Get practical tips and information to bring back to the office and use immediately.
  • Exchange ideas and issues with your peers and top legal service providers on how to be more efficient and effective.

  • Earn up to 12 CLE/CPD credit hours, including ethics credits.


CLE Information

ACC will apply for CLE/CPD credit in states with mandatory CLE/CPD requirements upon request. ACC will also apply for CCB CEUs (CCEP certification) and CPE (CIPP certification) upon request.

Advisory Board

A special thank you to our 2017 advisory board for their guidance and dedication in developing the program:

Vincent Castiglione
Vice President & General Counsel
VF Sportswear, Inc.

Paul Griffin
General Counsel
The Select Group
Phyllis Harris
Senior Vice President & General Counsel,
Legal Operations

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Rustam Juma
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Eckler, Ltd
Melynnie Rizvi
Senior Director, Global Employment Law,
Chief Sustainability & Diversity Officer

Veritas Technologies LLC

Sophia Ryan
Senior Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Fluor Federal Petroleum Operations
Company, LLC
Frederick Stein
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
& Secretary


Sara Sweeney
Litigation Counsel
FM Global