ACC membership is open only to lawyers who practice law as employees of private-sector organizations and who do not hold themselves out to the public for the practice of law.
The following are ineligible for membership:
- Corporate employees whose primary responsibilities do not include addressing legal issues.
- Individuals whose responsibility may include selling or providing services to individuals or organizations who are not their employer. This would include individuals who work for companies that provide legal services such as head hunters, contract attorneys, law firms and temporary agencies.
- Individuals whose responsibilities include sales, marketing and business development in the legal market.
- Organizations applying for Large Law Department membership or the Corporate Legal Resource Package that have regulatory oversight.