Past Meetings

ACC Houston Women In-House: DiscoverReady Holiday Market Extravaganza!

November 16, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hearth Room - The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024

Get a jump on your holiday shopping and support local business, too!

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November Chapter Meeting CLE: Galleria Location
Overview of the 85th Texas Regular Legislative Session

November 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Gardere's distinguished panel will summarize the highlights of the 85th Texas Regular Legislative Session.

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ACC Houston Data Privacy & Security Practice Group CLE

November 09, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (Town & Country Village)
788 West Sam Houston Pkwy N.
Houston, TX 77024

Welcome to the Internet of Things: Risks every in house counsel needs to know!

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ACC Houston Best Practices Practice Group CLE
Perfecting the Partnership

November 07, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

McCormick & Schmick's Uptown Park
1151 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

How in-house counsel can work strategically with their tax department, including tax considerations for financial transactions

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ACC Houston Marquee Full-Day Event: Tomorrow's Counsel Strategies to Solve the Legal Challenges of the Future

November 02, 2017
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” - Benjamin Franklin

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ACC Houston Small In-House Legal Department
Practice Group CLE: Woodlands Presentation
Using Decision Tree Analysis to Manage Litigation (and other) Risk

October 26, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bob's Steak & Chop House
1700 Research Forest Dr.
Shenandoah, TX 77381

Learn how to use decision analysis techniques borrowed from the fields of economics and engineering to analyze complex litigation.

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ACC Houston Women In-House: Putting the "Work" in Networking

October 25, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Grotto
4715 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77027

The Putting the “Work” in Networking workshop will help you maximize the opportunity at networking events to create a strong professional network

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TOPGOLF Social Event

October 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Topgolf - Katy
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd.
Houston, TX 77084

Cocktails, heavy appetizers, golf and socializing!

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ACC Houston October Chapter Meeting - Galleria

October 10, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Employment Law Update: Sex, Drugs & the FLSA

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ACC Houston October Chapter Meeting - Woodlands

October 03, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrasco's (Formerly America's)
21 Waterway Ave.
Spring, TX 77380

Employment Law Update: Sex, Drugs & the FLSA

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New Date! ACC Houston 2018 Sponsorship Launch Lunch

September 29, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Please join us September 29, 2017, for a complimentary lunch to learn about 2018 sponsorship opportunities

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RESCHEDULED - ACC Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group CLE: Common Issues in M&A Agreements: A Mock Negotiation

September 27, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Smith & Wollensky
4007 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027

Join us for a review of commonly contested provisions of an M&A agreement

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ACC Houston IP Practice Group CLE: #WhatTheTweet!? Protecting Your Brand Online

September 26, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

La Table
6 Blvd Place, 1800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Join us at La Table for lunch and our speaker Annie Allison of Bracewell

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ACC Houston Small In-House Legal Department Practice Group CLE: Using Decision Tree Analysis to Manage Litigation (and other) Risk

September 19, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Season's 52 - Westheimer
4410 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027

Learn how to use decision analysis techniques borrowed from the fields of economics and engineering to analyze complex litigation.

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September Chapter Meeting CLE

September 12, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Other Legal Issues Surrounding Emerging Technologies and the “Internet of Things”

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2017 Back to School Symposium

August 15, 2017
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024

Join ACC Houston for our "Back to School Symposium," a CLE program.

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Data Privacy & Security Practice Group CLE: Tips and Tricks for Negotiating Data Privacy and Security Provisions

August 08, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Season's 52 - City Centre
842 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N.
Houston, TX 77024

Our panelists will provide clarity on negotiating data privacy and security provisions

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ACC Houston Women In-House CLE
Executive Presence for Women Lawyers:
Communicating Effectively for Professional Success

August 02, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Cafe Annie
1800 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056

This interactive session will teach specific communication strategies that female lawyers can use to improve their executive presence

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July Chapter Meeting CLE - Woodlands: US Immigration: What to expect for business immigration under the Trump Administration

July 18, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrasco's (Formerly America's)
21 Waterway Ave.
Spring, TX 77380

Join us for a discussion of policy changes, potential changes in legislation and new Executive Orders and their impact on business immigration in the United States.

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ACC Houston Labor & Employment Practice Group The Intersection of Trade Secrets and Employees: Traps for the Unwary and Legal and Tech Safeguards

July 12, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bob's Steak & Chop House
1700 Research Forest Dr.
Shenandoah, TX 77381

What steps can you take to mitigate trade secrets risks that stem from the employment relationship?

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July Chapter Meeting CLE:
US Immigration: What to expect for business immigration under the Trump Administration

July 11, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

A discussion of policy changes, potential changes in legislation and new Executive Orders and their impact on business immigration in the United States.

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Board Interest Happy Hour

June 29, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Benjy's on Washington
5922 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

Interested in serving on the ACC Board of Directors? Join the board for a happy hour at Benjy's!

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ACC Houston Best Practices Practice Group CLE Perfecting the Partnership: What In-House Lawyers Wish Outside Counsel Understood About Litigation and Vice-Versa

June 28, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

McCormick & Schmick's Uptown Park
1151 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

This panel of veteran litigators will discuss best practices in partnering with outside counsel to handle disputes

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June Chapter Meeting CLE Woodlands: "The Dog Ate My Evidence" Tips for Implementing Litigation Holds and Avoiding Sanctions

June 27, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrasco's
21 Waterway Avenue
The Woodlands, TX 77380

This CLE provides an overview of developments in the law surrounding destruction of evidence

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ACC Houston 3rd Annual Family Volunteer Day at the Houston Food Bank

June 24, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Houston Food Bank - Portwall Warehouse
535 Portwall St.
Houston, TX 77029

Join ACC Houston for a day of family volunteering at the Houston Food Bank!

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ACC Houston Women In-House: Practicing Law While Female: Ethical Strategies to Combat Sex Harassment in the Legal Profession

June 22, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Tasting Room
1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Join us for some fun summer wine and food pairings as our panelists share war stories and ethical strategies

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June Chapter Meeting: "The Dog Ate My Evidence" Tips for Implementing Litigation Holds and Avoiding Sanctions

June 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

This CLE provides an overview of developments in the law surrounding destruction of evidence

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May Chapter Meeting CLE Woodlands:
Protecting Your Trade Secrets

May 24, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrasco's (Formerly America's)
21 Waterway Ave.
Spring, TX 77380

This CLE will explore legal strategies to proactively protect your business’ confidential business assets

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ACC Houston Litigation Practice Group CLE:
Tales From the Crypt: Dealing With the “Rambo” Litigator

May 23, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Join senior Baker McKenzie attorneys as they share their experiences

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Board Team Building Event

May 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bowl & Barrel
797 Sorella Ct Ste 118
Houston, TX 77024

Join us for a fun afternoon of bowling and refreshments!

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ACC Houston IP Practice Group CLE:
Ethics and Privilege in IP Law

May 18, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Taste of Texas
10505 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Join us for a discussion regarding attorney-client privilege for patent documents and more

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May Chapter Meetng CLE Galleria:
Protecting Your Trade Secrets

May 09, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

This CLE will explore legal strategies to proactively protect your business’ confidential business assets

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ACC Houston and Baker & McKenzie Exclusive Movie Screening Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 06, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Houston Marq'E Stadium 23
7600 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024

We hope you, your family and friends can join us for this exclusive and special occasion.

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TOPGOLF Social Event

May 04, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

TOPGOLF (Katy)
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd
Houston, TX 77084

Please join us for a round of TOPGOLF!

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ACC Houston Law Day Social
Hosted by: Small In-House Legal Department Practice Group

May 01, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Fulkerson Lotz LLP
4511 Yoakum Blvd., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77006

Enjoy relaxing and networking at our new sponsor's beautiful offices while listening to a jazz band. Astros Tickets Raffle Prizes and Mixology!

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ACC Houston Best Practices Practice Group CLE:
Best Practices and Pitfalls when Working on Deals

April 27, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

McCormick & Schmick's Uptown Park
1151 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Join us for this Best Practices Practice Group presentation

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ACC Houston Women In-House:
How to Position Yourself to Serve on a Corporate Board

April 25, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brennan's of Houston
3300 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77006

Panelists will share their success stories and provide practical advice and strategies

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ACC Labor & Employment Practice Group CLE:
Joint Employer Risks in an Evolving Economy

April 19, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024

Please join our Baker McKenzie and in-house experts as we explore joint employer issues

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April Chapter Meeting CLE - Woodlands
"We Agreed to Pay WHAT???":
Understanding and analyzing nuanced indemnity clauses from the transactional drafting and negotiation perspectives

April 13, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrascos (formerly America's)
21 Waterway Avenue
Spring, TX 77380

In this session we will discuss the fundamentals of an indemnity clause, including the differences between fault-based, possession-based and knock-for-knock clauses.

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April Chapter Meeting CLE - Galleria:
"We Agreed to Pay WHAT???"
Understanding and analyzing nuanced indemnity clauses from the transactional drafting and negotiation perspectives.

April 11, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

In this session we will discuss the fundamentals of an indemnity clause, including the differences between fault-based, possession-based and knock-for-knock clauses.

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2017 Diversity Reception and Dinner

April 06, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Brennan's of Houston
3300 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77006

Join us as we celebrate our 2016-2017 Diversity Scholarship Recipients!

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ACC Houston Energy Practice Group CLE: Trumponomics

April 04, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

McCormick & Schmick's Uptown Park
1151 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

In this ACC session, we will explore the nature and prospects of the key potential changes, their timing and implications for fossil fiels, renewables, and other stakeholders.

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Shell Houston Open

March 31, 2017
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Golf Club of Houston
5860 Wilson Road
Humble, TX

Please join us for the second round of the Shell Houston Open in the Shook Hardy & Bacon lakeside skybox overlooking the 18th green.

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ACC Houston Energy Practice Group CLE Energy for Change: Regulatory Reform and the Environment in the First 63 Days

March 23, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Season's 52
842 West Sam Houston Pkwy N.
Houston, TX 77024

This presentation will provide a snapshot report on rapidly evolving efforts to reign-in environmental and safety regulations impacting the energy sector.

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March Chapter Meeting Woodlands
Coffee Talk Discussions

March 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrascos (formerly America's)
21 Waterway Avenue
Spring, TX 77380

We will give you the topic (and the meal) and then let you talk amongst yourselves.

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March Chapter Meeting Galleria
Coffee Talk Discussions

March 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Coffee Talk Discussions: We will give you the topic (and the meal) and then....let you talk amongst yourselves.

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February Chapter Meeting CLE - Woodlands Location

February 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrascos (formerly America's)
21 Waterway Avenue
Spring, TX 77380

In this presentation we will examine ways in which General Contractors or Operators are using bridging agreements to define work place conduct.

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ACC Houston Women In-House: New Year, New You

February 16, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024
Venue website

Join us for a fun and informative presentation with a well-known fashion consultant and an opportunity to update your digital professional photos.

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February Chapter Meeting CLE - Galleria Location

February 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

In this presentation we will examine ways in which General Contractors or Operators are using bridging agreements to define work place conduct.

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ACC Houston 2nd Annual
Pro Bono Initiative: Speed Pairing for Pro Bono Services

February 09, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Benjy's on Washington
5922 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

Team up with a Gardere attorney on a pro bono case and hear about pro bono opportunities with Houston area organizations.

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January Chapter Meeting 2017 Woodlands Presentation

January 24, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Churrascos (formerly America's)
21 Waterway Avenue
Spring, TX 77380

Join us for the first Woodlands presentation of the 2017 ACC Houston Chapter Meeting

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January Chapter Meeting
In-House Counsel: Conflicts and Other Complexities

January 10, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

Start the New Year off with Ethics Credits! Join us for the first ACC Houston Chapter Meeting of 2017

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