Our role in the legal market

AdvanceLaw was launched by GCs, and serves as a trusted advisor to the in-house legal community.  We help our member GCs find and retain counsel by vetting firms and sharing client feedback. You can read more about AdvanceLaw here.

In the words of our general counsel

“The standard should change from you don’t get fired for hiring a white shoe firm, to you don’t get fired for using AdvanceLaw.”

Sue Miller, General Counsel
Avery Dennison

“AdvanceLaw takes the thinking out of finding counsel. It works and we get great results.”

Mike Degnan, Former General Counsel
Keurig Green Mountain

“AdvanceLaw helps us select and retain great counsel.”

Bill Deckelman, General Counsel
DXC Technology

“AdvanceLaw helps us find high quality law firms that deliver excellent legal service.”

Ken Siegel, President & Former General Counsel
Diamond Resorts International

“Counsel recommendations from AdvanceLaw come with vetting and quality control.”

Tom Pastore, General Counsel
Guardian Industries

Some of our 200 general counsel

Mastercard Incorporated
Tim Murphy, General Counsel

Apple Inc.
Katherine Adams, General Counsel and SVP of Legal

Nike, Inc.
Hilary Krane, VP and General Counsel

Honeywell International Inc.
Anne Madden, SVP and General Counsel

Texas Instruments Inc.
Cynthia Hoff Trochu, SVP, Secretary, and General Counsel

Panasonic Corporation
Jessica Hodkinson, North America General Counsel

Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rebecca House, SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Oracle Corporation
Deborah Miller, VP, Associate General Counsel

DXC Technology
William Deckelman, EVP and General Counsel

Pernod Ricard USA
Brian Chevlin, General Counsel

Lockheed Martin
Maryanne Lavan, SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Becton, Dickinson and Company
David Highet, VP, Chief IP Counsel, Assistant Secretary

Avaya Inc.
Shefali Shah, CAO & General Counsel

ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Colleen Batcheler, EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Electronic Arts, Inc.
Jacob Schatz, SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

3M Company
Ivan Fong, SVP, Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.
David Goldston, SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Prudential Financial, Inc.
Timothy Harris, EVP and General Counsel

Petco Inc.
Genevieve Kelly, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

British Airways plc
Andrew Fleming, Head of Legal and Company Secretary

The Clorox Company
Laura Stein, SVP and General Counsel

Google Inc.
Kent Walker, SVP of Global Affairs

Molson Coors Brewing Company
Lee Reichert, Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer

The Hershey Company
Damien Atkins, SVP, General Counsel and Secretary

Flex Ltd.
Scott Offer, EVP and General Counsel

Unilever S.A.
Steven Rapp, SVP and General Counsel North America

Guardian Industries Corp.
Tom Pastore, General Counsel and Secretary

McDonald's Corporation
Hal Merck, VP, Global Litigation

Lincoln Financial Group
Leon Roday, EVP and General Counsel

Hanesbrands Inc.
Joia Johnson, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Life Time Fitness
Erik Lindseth, SVP and General Counsel

International Paper Company
Sharon Ryan, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Crate & Barrel
Victoria Donati, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Avery Dennison Corporation
Susan Miller, SVP, General Counsel and Secretary

Boise Cascade Company
Jill Twedt, VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Iron Mountain Inc.
Deborah Marson, EVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Amgen Inc.
Jonathan Graham, SVP, General Counsel and Secretary

Wanji Walcott, SVP and General Counsel