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Nominate Now: D CEO’s Corporate Counsel Awards

The annual recognition program honors top in-house attorneys in Dallas-Fort Worth, from outstanding up-and-comer to outstanding general counsel.
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For 13 years, D CEO magazine has honored outstanding in-house attorneys across the North Texas region. We are gearing up to do so again—but we need your help. Nominations are now open, with a deadline of June 16.

The nomination form will take just a few minutes to complete. We will then send the nominee a quick Q&A to collect additional information. (Nominator names will not be disclosed.)

All finalists will be recognized in the October issue of D CEO; winners will be revealed at an awards event in the fall.

Here are the categories for 2022:

Outstanding General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer:

• Solo

• Small Legal Department (Managing 1-5 attorneys)

• Midsize Legal Department (Managing 6-9 attorneys)

• Large Legal Department (Managing 10 or more attorneys)

Outstanding Deputy General Counsel or Associate General Counsel

• Small Legal Department (Managing 1-5 attorneys)Midsize Legal Department (Managing 6-9 attorneys)

• Midsize Legal Department (Managing 6-9 attorneys)

• Large Legal Department (Managing 10 or more attorneys)

Outstanding In-House Counsel

Outstanding Up-and-Comer

Champion of Diversity Award

Outstanding Community Service

To make a nomination, click here. For more details on D CEO’s Corporate Counsel Awards program, including answers to FAQs and a list of last year’s finalists, click here.

Nominations are due by June 16, 2021, and all entries must be made online. If you have questions, please contact Kelsey J. Vanderschoot at [email protected].


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