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Welcome to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), connecting the peer reviewed leaders of the civil defense, corporate legal and insurance industries.

The FDCC exists to be the inspired community of vetted defense counsel, exceptional leaders and even better people. 
Our members have and continue to achieve professional and personal distinction across the United States and around the world.  The Federation is dedicated to enhancing civility and integrity within the profession; providing cutting-edge educational sessions; offering memorable meetings; fostering civil justice and promoting fellowship.  Our members network on-line, at meetings, through the 25 Substantive Law Sections, and individually, to refer business, exchange ideas and remain engaged with one another throughout the year.  

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Defense Counsel member Dana M. Horton of Robinson + Colerecognized as a “Legal Services Industry Leader” by Providence Business News.

Posted on 5/29/2024
Defense Counsel member Dana M. Horton of Robinson + Colerecognized as a “Legal Services Industry Leader” by Providence Business News.

Defense Counsel member Sean Griffin has been certified as an Artificial Intelligence Governance Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Posted on 5/7/2024
Defense Counsel member Sean Griffin has been certified as an Artificial Intelligence Governance Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Defense Counsel Member Heather Sanderson is awarded the honorary title of King’s Counsel for the Province of Alberta by the Attorney-General of the Province.

Posted on 4/5/2024
Defense Counsel Member Heather Sanderson is awarded the honorary title of King’s Counsel for the Province of Alberta by the Attorney-General of the Province.

Congratulations to FDCC Defense Counsel Member Mohamed Bakry on having been named the first Muslim President of 132 year old Lawyers Club of Philadelphia.

Posted on 1/11/2024
Congratulations to FDCC Defense Counsel Member Mohamed Bakry on having been named the first Muslim President of 132 year old Lawyers Club of Philadelphia.

Upcoming Events

 
2024 Annual Meeting

July 28- August 3, 2024, The Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 
2024 Corporate Counsel Symposium
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September 15-17, 2024, The Windsor Court Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

2025 Winter Meeting

February 23-27, 2025, The Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina