The Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado Chapter held its Annual Meeting and Showcase Thursday night in downtown Denver. In the lower-level event spaces in Union Station’s Crawford Hotel, in-house lawyers came to network with each other and private firms as well as catch a CLE presentation on data security and IT.
Attendees were served food and drinks at the reception, which had a caricature artist on hand to draw some likenesses of the in-house attorneys. The ACC members also met several attorneys from law firms that are sponsoring the chapter this year — Armstrong Teasdale, Fisher Phillips, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Merchant & Gould, Perkins Coie, and Shook, Hardy & Bacon. The Crawford Hotel was also the site for last year’s annual meeting.
Jennifer Ingrassia, ACC Colorado Chapter president and associate general counsel of Alterra Mountain Company, said this year the chapter is planning to bring back popular events as well as roll out new programs. In addition to yearly mainstays, like the Ski & CLE daytrip in-house counsel will be taking in Vail next month, the chapter will adopt the new Women in the House initiative. WITH is a professional development program supported by the ACC Foundation that seeks to advance women as in-house counsel.