ACC's Annual Meeting: Enjoying The Ride On The Track To Success

Monday, October 1, 2007 - 00:00

ACC's 2007 Annual Meeting, marking the 25th anniversary of ACC, will take place at the end of October at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive in Chicago.The largest annual gathering of in-house counsel in the world begins with a welcome reception at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, followed by three days of more than 100 CLE/CPD programs and many networking opportunities.

On Monday and Tuesday, October 29 and 30, a wide variety of CLE/CPD programs are scheduled in eight one-and-one-half-hour sessions between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.Lunch and a special program will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. each day, and a networking reception at the end of each day's sessions will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Among the programs are 17 which have been specifically designed for attorneys new to in-house practice and 9 designated as leadership and management skills programs.Many substantive law topics will be covered, including: antitrust, IP, litigation, employment and labor, corporate and securities, international law, IT and e-commerce, environmental, health and safety."Updates" are scheduled on employment, SEC, privacy, legislation on energy issues and on financial services and futures, and hot topics in public law.

This year, ACC will hold its 10th annual On-site Pro Bono Clinic under the auspices of Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) on Monday morning, in two sessions from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.Participants will receive training from national experts on the legal issues facing nonprofit organizations and meet with Chicago area nonprofits.(For more information on the clinic, contact Eve Runyon, CPBO Project Director, (202) 662-9699 or at

On Wednesday, October 31, morning programs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will include the 10th annual CLO Club, a session from 9 to 10:30 a.m. exclusively for chief legal officers entitled Designing a "Best Practices" Plan to Ensure Financial Compliance.The annual meeting will adjourn at 1:30 p.m., after lunch.

For information on registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For the most up-to-date listing of programs and faculty, visit ACC Online at