NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Corporate Counsel Greater New York Chapter (ACC-GNY), the leading in-house bar association, announces its 2013 Sponsors. New to this year's roster are distinguished firms Baker & McKenzie LLP, Navigant Consulting, Inc., Cooley LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Hogan Lovells LLP, Nixon Peabody LLP, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.
"Our sponsors provide critical support to the chapter, enabling us to fulfill our mission to serve as the definitive resource to greater New York's in-house counsel," said Alex Simpson, Vice President & General Counsel of Reis, Inc., and ACC-GNY's 2013 Sponsorship Chair.
In addition to continuing legal education programs and networking opportunities, ACC-GNY also provides thought leadership on the full range of issues relevant to in-house counsel and hosts a region-wide job bank. "Our membership benefits from, and deeply values, our sponsors' global perspective and insight into the cutting-edge issues facing in-house practitioners," added David Brill, Executive Vice President & General Counsel of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, and President of ACC-GNY.
ACC-GNY has several different sponsorship levels, each providing unique benefits that connect firms with local in-house counsel. The full sponsor list for 2013 includes: Platinum sponsors Baker & McKenzie LLP, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Navigant Consulting, Inc; Gold sponsors Cooley LLP, Dechert LLP, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, Jackson Lewis LLP, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, SNR Denton and Stroz Friedberg LLC; Practice Group sponsors Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Dechert LLP, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, Nixon Peabody LLP, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, Ropes & Gray LLP and Troutman Sanders LLP; Affinity Group sponsors Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, PC; and Hogan Lovells LLP.
With more than 1,600 members, the Association of Corporate Counsel Greater New York Chapter (ACC-GNY) is one of the largest ACC chapters. Its members serve as in-house counsel at Fortune 500 companies as well small and mid-size corporations. ACC-GNY offers continuing legal education and networking opportunities, among other member benefits. Upcoming events include a Community Outreach Social in February, Ethics Marathon in April, full day Symposium in July and Governance Seminar/Annual Meeting in September. For more information on ACC-GNY's Sponsors or for information on additional sponsorship opportunities, visit http://www.acc.com/chapters/gny/Sponsors.cfm.
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the professional and business interests of in-house counsel through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives. The association, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, has over 30,000 members employed by over 10,000 organizations in more than 75 countries. For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter http://twitter.com/ACCinhouse.
SOURCE Association of Corporate Counsel Greater New York Chapter