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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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FDCC Statement on the Independence of the Judiciary

Posted on 8/4/2020
FDCC Statement on the Independence of the Judiciary

Rick Hammond Appointed to Illinois Supreme Court Task Force on Court Operations During COVID-19

Posted on 7/27/2020
Rick Hammond Appointed to Illinois Supreme Court Task Force on Court Operations During COVID-19

FDCC's Marisa Trasatti wins federal sex trafficking motion to dismiss

Posted on 7/15/2020
FDCC's Marisa Trasatti wins federal sex trafficking motion to dismiss

April Berman, Senior Vice President Deputy General Counsel at Asurion named Nashville Business Journal's Best of the Bar for 2020

Posted on 6/18/2020
April Berman, Senior Vice President Deputy General Counsel at Asurion named Nashville Business Journal's Best of the Bar for 2020

Upcoming Events

Corporate Counsel Symposium - October 5-6, 2020; Online and free

Corporate Counsel and their Defense Counsel colleagues are invited to join us virtually for this year's Corporate Counsel Symposium.  We will be offering 8 hours of continuing legal education and there will be no registration costs.

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Virtual FedTechU - October 9-10, 2020

Become a Technology Master Advocate by utilizing the latest technologies and apps to make your Courtroom & Boardroom presentations more effective and memorable.

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FDCC Online Insurance Coverage Training Academy: CGL Boot Camp - October 13, 20, 27, 2020

Additional details and registration coming soon.