ACC Files Amicus Supporting Privilege When GC Functions as Both Lawyer and Negotiator

ACC joined the US Chamber of Commerce in an amicus brief filed June 2, arguing against a “new and aggressive theory of attorney-client privilege” advanced by the FTC that would undermine the ability of in-house attorneys to freely communicate legal … Continue reading

ACC Files Comments Supporting the State Bar of California’s Proposed Rule 1.7

On September 26, ACC and its California chapters sent a letter in response to proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California. ACC supports the Bar’s continued practice of limiting the enforceability of broad … Continue reading

FILING UPDATE: ACC Prevails in Case Involving a Novel Application of Rules of Professional Conduct to In-house Counsel Compensation

On May 9, 2016, ACC and its Washington Chapter prevailed in a case in the Washington Court of Appeals involving one of the most bizarre application of the rules of professional conduct to in-house counsel that ACC Advocacy has ever … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus In Suit Involving Bizarre Application of Rules of Professional Conduct to In-house Counsel Compensation Dispute

On January 27, 2016, the ACC and its Washington Chapter filed an Amicus brief in the Court of Appeals of the State of Washington protesting what may be the most bizarre application of the rules of professional conduct to in-house … Continue reading