October 15, 2017 - October 18, 2017

ACC Annual Meeting 2017

This event has already occurred.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001

Venable is deeply committed to the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2017 ACC Annual Meeting. Several of our attorneys will attend and share their insights and recommendations during this year's meeting.

ACC's Annual Meeting is the world's largest gathering of the in-house counsel community and is a great professional development value. Attendees can earn a year's worth of CLE/CPD credit in just three days, exchange ideas with peers during more than 30 hours of networking events, and gather information from more than 100 law firms and legal service providers.

We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth (#258) and at our special educational sessions at the Annual Meeting:


Venable Speaker

Paul Debolt


Venable Speaker

Melanie Totman

Session 411- Recent Developments and Emerging Issues in US Federal Government Contracting

An ACC Annual Meeting in Washington, DC would not be complete without a robust examination of the most notable trends, rules, regulations, and other news currently affecting US federal government contracting. A panel of government contracting gurus will share practical guidance and expert insight on topics such as cybersecurity regulation of governing contractors, the impact of counterfeit parts regulation on commercial suppliers, challenges in hiring non-US citizens and former government personnel, and more.

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Michael Clancy, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Oracle

Paul Debolt, Partner, Venable LLP

Rodney Grandon, Managing Director, Government Services, Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

Melanie Totman, Counsel, Venable LLP


Session 803 - An Overview of US Nonprofit Law and Practice Pointers

Are you on a nonprofit board or new to the nonprofit world? In this session, an experienced panel of top nonprofit general counsel will provide an overview of nonprofit law, and the unique issues attorneys and nonprofit boards need to know. Panelists will provide advice on how to avoid common missteps, and will cover topics such as: solicitation language, disclosures, donor intent laws, nonprofit tax law basics, 990s, private inurement, mission-related activities, conflicts of interest, commercial co-ventures, professional fundraisers, privacy, sponsorships versus endorsements, donation matches versus donation challenges, and more.

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Sara Hall, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, ALSAC/St. Jude


Other Venable attorneys attending the conference include: