Mission, Vision & Values

Since 1936, the FDCC has continued building on its strong foundation of leadership and service to the legal profession and to the related industries served by our members.

Our Why

To be the inspired community of vetted defense counsel, exceptional leaders and even better people.

Our Mission Statement

We are the professional trade association of vetted and premier defense and corporate counsel and industry executives dedicated to leading the profession by advancing the principles of integrity, professionalism, fair civil justice, intellectual capital, and fostering the trust and value of fellowship and referrals to our FDCC peers.

Our Vision Statement

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

Our Value Proposition

•     We afford the privilege of 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 exclusive, inclusive and diverse membership through which new ideas, creativity, referrals and scholarship are shared, valued and advanced.

•     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.