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In-house Access Insight & Commentary for In-House Counsel Worldwide


In-house Access serves as the main blog for ACC. This blog connects you to the news & views impacting the in-house counsel community throughout the world and provides our members with an opportunity to share best practices, information and create topical discussions.  We may provide occasional information pertaining to ACC news and events.

The posts and views of our guest authors reflect those of the author and not of ACC.

Membership in ACC is not required. Self-promotional or marketing pieces are not accepted. In-house attorneys or author teams that consist of at least one in-house attorney can write for In-house Access.

Submission Guidelines

An In-house Access blog post should be written from the perspective of a business professional sharing information, best practices, tips and tricks, etc. Use the second person (you), which engages readers and establishes a rapport. Posts should not be written in the fashion of an op-ed. If there is a timely article that you would like to link to, feel free to submit it (or a link to such article) along with your blog submission.

Blog submissions to In-house Access should provide practical, nuts-and-bolts information that is directly relevant to the day-to-day practice of in-house counsel, or covers an emerging trend or business of law issue. Posts should be no more than 500 words.

Please email your proposed blog piece to inhouseaccess@acc.com.

Once your blog piece has been submitted, we will review it and notify you within 1-2 business days of whether it has been accepted. If accepted, we will send you an edited version of your piece and return the submission to you for final approval. Upon your approval, we will notify you of your scheduled posting date, and you will receive a link to your post to share with your own network.

Authors can submit a 40-word bio that includes their current title and relevant experience to accompany the published blog piece. Further biographical information and hyperlinks may be included at the discretion of the editorial staff. Photos can accompany your blog piece.