Mission, Vision & Values

Since 1936, the FDCC has continued building on its strong foundation of leadership and service.

Mission Statement

We are a professional trade association of peer-reviewed, premier defense and corporate counsel and industry executives, dedicated to leading the profession by advancing the principals of civil justice, actionable knowledge, and fostering the trust and value of fellowship.

Vision Statement

To advance and sustain an equitable civil justice system now, and for future generations, through a community of trusted, leading and innovative industry legal professionals.

Value Proposition

  • We afford membership to those who have differentiated themselves professionally and personally and whose exemplary reputations have been earned.

  • Our strength and sustainability are premised on the exclusively inclusive and diverse membership, through which new ideas, creativity and scholarship are shared and valued.

  • We provide members with access to unique and relevant opportunities to enhance their skills and leadership through productive meetings, knowledge sharing and active collaboration with their peers.