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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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Corporate Counsel 205 

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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

FDCC Board Issues Open Letter to the Membership on Racism and the Rule of Law

Posted on 6/8/2020
FDCC Board Issues Open Letter to the Membership on Racism and the Rule of Law

Walter Judge Secures Dismissal of "Happy Cows" Suit Against Ben & Jerry's

Posted on 5/11/2020
Walter Judge Secures Dismissal of "Happy Cows" Suit Against Ben & Jerry's

Richard Dukes Jr., Wins Summary Judgement in Sexual Abuse Claim Against Catholic Diocese

Posted on 5/7/2020
Richard Dukes Jr., Wins Summary Judgement in Sexual Abuse Claim Against Catholic Diocese

Upcoming Events

The FDCC's 2020 Annual Meeting-July 25 to August 1 in Bermuda-is regrettably cancelled due to COVID-19 Global Pandemic.

Corporate Counsel Symposium - October 4-6, 2020; Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

All Corporate Counsel and their Defense Counsel colleagues will be gathering in Philadelphia for "The Roaring 20's: Improving Vision in an Age of Corporate Risk & Opportunity."

Registration Coming Soon

FedTechU - October 9-11, 2020; San Francisco, CA

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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