The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis and Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Hosts 2021 Corporate Counsel Institute (CCI) on Sept. 27

The annual event brings together in-house counsel, local leaders, and attorneys

St. Louis (September 1, 2021) – The Association of Corporate Counsel Chapter of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, in partnership with the Bar Association of Missouri St. Louis (BAMSL), the largest legal member association in St. Louis, announced today that they will host the Corporate Counsel Institute (CCI), an annual event that brings together in-house counsel, local leaders and attorneys, on Sept. 27 at the Ritz-Carlton located at 100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105.

The 2021 CCI program will offer 9 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and breakout sessions ranging from managing data privacy and employment law to diversity and inclusion and working with federal agencies.

Ty Ulmer, ACC STL 2021 CCI Chairperson, said, “We are excited to bring back the CCI this year as an in-person event. The ACC STL and BAMSL volunteers who have made this year’s event possible worked hard to ensure that participants have incredible learning experiences and opportunities to network with peers.”

When asked about why the partnership between ACC STL and BAMSL is successful each when co-hosting the CCI, Ulmer said, “The strong partnership between ACC and BAMSL is built on many years of working together, and outstanding leaders in both organizations who recognize each organization brings different, complimenting strengths to the partnership.  The combination of these different strengths results in a CCI event that is greater than either organization could host on its own.”

The 2021 CCI corporate sponsors include:

  • Husch Blackwell, the breakfast sponsor
  • Thompson Coburn LLP, lunch and cocktail reception sponsor
  • Dentons, the materials book sponsor
  • Chicago Title Insurance Company, sponsor of the final presentation of the day, Jazz Drumming and the Art of Creative Persuasion.

About the ACC STL:

The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has been recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country by the national Association of Corporate Counsel with having received the 2017 and 2019 Gold Level Award and selected for the 2018 Best Membership / Recruitment Award. To learn more, please visit,