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.

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General Counsel Perspectives


“AdvanceLaw is a way to leverage knowledge about firm performance and skill. It’s an order of magnitude beyond what we could do on our own.”

Frank DiPiero, General Counsel
TimkenSteel Corporation


“We like the fact that the firms are carefully vetted. It gives us a measure of certainty in outside counsel selection.”

Katherine White, Former General Counsel
Sealed Air Corporation


“AdvanceLaw hits the ball out of the park in terms of finding new counsel.  It takes the work off our plates."

Ellen Maturen, Deputy General Counsel


“AdvanceLaw has functioned as an extension of our team, understanding our needs and delivering excellent lawyers to support us.”

Emily Milman, Associate General Counsel
Crate & Barrel


“I appreciate the relationship and the trust that builds between the clients and the law firms through AdvanceLaw.”

William Deckelman, General Counsel
DXC Technology


“AdvanceLaw suggestions jump to the front of the line. You know they did their homework, and you can trust their conclusions.”

Douglas Hagerman, Former General Counsel
Rockwell Automation


“One of the great things about AdvanceLaw is the ability of the staff to find the lawyer who has a particular skill that you need.”

David Jaffe, Former Chief Counsel


“The AdvanceLaw feedback mechanism is extremely novel, giving us guidance from the in-house teams we trust and relate to most.”

Brian Levey, General Counsel


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

Michael Degnan, Former General Counsel
Keurig Green Mountain


“I've found AdvanceLaw’s assessments to be right on. We found great lawyers, who are helping us extensively.”

Charles Jarrett, Former 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.”

Susan Miller, General Counsel
Avery Dennison


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

Ken Siegel, President (& Former General Counsel)
Diamond Resorts International


“AdvanceLaw tells us if other GCs have had good experiences with firms and lawyers. This is highly valuable when deciding whom to retain.”

Paul Pastorek, Former General Counsel
Airbus North America


“Counsel recommendations from AdvanceLaw come with vetting and quality control, and that’s really important to us.”

Tom Pastore, General Counsel
Guardian Industries


“AdvanceLaw brings a level of sophistication to law firm sourcing that in-house legal teams typically don’t have.”

David Latzko, General Counsel
W. L. Gore & Associates


“AdvanceLaw finds high quality counsel like we’d find at the most pedigreed of law firms, but who tend to be more efficient.”

Wade Wright, General Counsel
JT International


“It’s a comforting factor that when a firm is is a part of this group, the quality and the responsiveness are going to be there.”

Ronal Milstein, Former EVP Legal
ITG Brands


“AdvanceLaw has a lot of credibility in the GC community. That’s one of the reasons the number of participating GCs continues to grow.”

Steven Cook, Former General Counsel