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Chief Litigation Counsel Association

The Chief Litigation Counsel Association (CLCA) is an organization that was established in 2000. The mission of CLCA is to be the premier organization exclusively for in-house attorneys serving in the role of chief litigation counsel for their companies.  

CLCA is comprised of the chief litigation counsel of a limited number of companies in various industries. Through semi-annual meetings (typically a spring meeting and a fall meeting), virtual sessions, a list serve, and other activities and events, the group focuses on networking, knowledge sharing, and educating members about recent developments, trends, and “best practices” with respect to the legal profession, legal departments, litigation management, and litigation.  

CLCA is a unique organization, unmatched in the legal industry.  An invitation to join CLCA, the only organization of its kind, is an indication that a chief litigation counsel and their organization have achieved remarkable and distinguished excellence in the legal profession, with accomplishments unmatched by most peers.  CLCA provides a refreshing alternative to traditional associations and conferences.  

CLCA's current members include AbbVie, ADM, Air Products and Chemicals, Amazon, American Express, Ameriprise Financial, Amgen, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Booz Allen, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cardinal Health, CBRE, Charter Communications, Charles Schwab & Co., Cintas Corporation, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola, ConocoPhillips, Corning, Danaher Corporation, Dell, Deloitte, Discover Financial Services, Fidelity Investments, General Electric Co., General Motors, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, H&R Block, Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, HSBC North America, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Intel, Intuit, Jacobs, Johnson Controls, Kimberly-Clark, Lumen, Marriott International, McDonald's, Medtronic, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Organon & Co., Paramount Global, Pearson, Pfizer, Phillips 66, PPG Industries, Proctor & Gamble, SAP, Standard Industries, Starbucks, U-Haul International, Unilever, United Airlines, United Parcel Service, Verifone, Verizon, Warner Bros. Discovery, Wells Fargo, WestRock, and other companies.
Membership in CLCA is by invitation only, and there is a limit on the total number of members allowed in CLCA. If you would like to be considered for membership in CLCA or if you have any other questions about CLCA, please contact Jeff Paquin at 404.307.8223 or