The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 45,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, has opened its first office in Brussels. It will serve as the nucleus of ACC in Europe, led by new managing director Giuseppe Marletta.
Marletta, former general manager of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), has an extensive background in pan-European advocacy and high-level operations management. ACC's hiring of Marletta and new European office will allow the organization to offer more varied services to in-house lawyers on the continent.
ACC Europe serves about 2,500 lawyers, both in and out of the European Union. Celebrating 25 years in 2019, it is one of ACC's oldest chapters. This year will see the 2019 Annual Conference in Edinburgh, the 2019 Global General Counsel Summit in London, and dozens of roundtables and events on the topics affecting European corporate lawyers.