Veta T. Richardson


  • Friday, September 7, 2018
      At an ACC-hosted forum in Paris, Jean-Claude Beaujour, a partner with Paris-based law firm Smith d’Oria, and Veta T. Richardson, ACC president and CEO, discuss how law departments can provide and showcase the value they bring to the business. For today’s in-house lawyer, delivering value remains the key to being an effective counselor to...
  • Monday, April 2, 2018
    Veta T. Richardson, president and CEO of the Association of Corporate Counsel, looks at the impact of technology, diversity and career development within the legal profession. CCBJ: You’ve worked with thousands of in-house counsel. Looking ahead, what do you think will be the most positive trends for the in-house bar?
  • Thursday, January 11, 2018
    ACC CEO Veta Richardson talks about the organization's new agenda. Her remarks have been edited for length and style. CCBJ: Let’s talk about the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Strategic Plan 2.0. Given the goals ACC has laid out in the plan how is the organizations looking to reshape the practice of ­in-house law?
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016
  • Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Richardson: Let’s start with a question for Dennis Lynch. Dennis, with a radical convergence model that continues to deliver results, Tyco and Shook Hardy have cut product liability cases in half, new case files by 65 percent and case cycle time by 40 percent since 2004. That’s a phenomenal result. What benefits have you enjoyed as a result of...
  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    Editor: Why were you tasked with the development of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s new strategic plan shortly after you were named incoming president and CEO of ACC? Richardson: We thought this time of transition in the leadership of the association provided the perfect opportunity to conduct a comprehensive review of the organization,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Editor: Congratulations on your appointment as President & CEO of the ACC. Please tell our readers how you came to be selected.
  • Monday, February 28, 2011
    Ms. Richardson recently announced that MCCA is launching a new set of initiatives titled Workplace 2020. These initiatives will focus on the changes that the newest generation entering the legal workplace - Gen Y (a.k.a. Millennials) - will bring to the legal profession. Nextions will serve as a consultant to MCCA on the research and training programs...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Editor: What is new at MCCA? Richardson: Last year, having just celebrated a tenth anniversary, we launched an effort to expand the services that we provide to the legal profession around three specific areas.