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The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits. 

Read our history in the 75th Anniversary edition of:
 [Above and Beyond: A History of The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel]





The FDCC values and is committed to promoting diversity within the organization’s membership, environment, and culture. The FDCC seeks to foster understanding, acceptance, and respect among all people. The FDCC recognizes that the inclusion of people from diverse backgrounds enriches us personally, strengthens our organization, and enhances the quality and talent within the legal profession.



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Finance and Budget Committee

Position Name Company City/Province State/Country
Chair Farrar , Steven E. Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Greenville SC
Vice Chair Babcock , Robert A. Baker, Sterchi, Cowden & Rice, LLC Kansas City MO
Vice Chair Collins Jr., Lewis F. Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Tampa FL
Vice Chair Kohane , Dan D. Hurwitz & Fine, PC Buffalo NY
Vice Chair Lucey , Michael T. Gordon & Rees LLP San Francisco CA
Vice Chair Mason , Wayne B. Sedgwick LLP Dallas TX
Vice Chair Pratt , Timothy A. Boston Scientific Corporation Marlborough MA
Ex Officio Roberts , Victoria H. Meadowbrook Insurance Group Scottsdale AZ
Member Berry , W. Douglas Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Tampa FL
Member Boisseau , Eldon L. Law Offices of Eldon L. Boisseau, LLC Wichita KS
Member Cordell , F. Thomas Frailey, Chaffin, Cordell, Perryman, Sterkel, McCalla & Brown LLP Chickasha OK
Member Gallivan , H. Mills Gallivan, White & Boyd, PA Greenville SC
Member Kaplan , Edward M. Sulloway & Hollis PLLC Concord NH
Member Neil , Michael I. Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall, & Trexler APLC San Diego CA
Member Scott , W. Michael CrownQuest Operating, LLC Midland TX
Member Varner , Debra Tedeschi McNeer Highland McMunn Varner LC Clarksburg WV
Member White , Gale White and Williams, LLP Philadelphia PA

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