The Partners Committee is the national forum for
the promotion of networking and professional development for APA partners and
senior attorneys practicing in major law firms or who have major law firm
experience suitable for corporate law departments.
Membership eligibility requires that the attorney
be a partner, counsel or senior attorney in a major law firm with at least 10
attorneys and with at least 5 years of law experience. Those with past major
law firm experience are also eligible. Eligibility inquiries should be directed
to the Chair of the Committee who will consider the scope and depth of the
attorney’s experience, practice area, and geographic location, which are all
relevant to admission to the Committee.
All members must be a member of NAPABA either as a
direct member or via a local affiliate. All members must pay annual dues to be
in the online Directory and remain on distribution lists for important
announcements during the year.
Click here to sign up for the Partners Directory.
The Committee's activities include:
- Annual dinners at each NAPABA Convention in association with the NAPABA
In-House Counsel Committee
- Operation of an online Directory of APA Partners in Major US Law
Firms (the "Directory") Click here for the directory.
- Periodic publication of a print version of the Directory which is
sent by NAPABA's In-House Counsel Committee to to over 1200 APA in-house
lawyers across the country (2004 edition to be released in March 2004)
- Production of substantive and career development programs at
NAPABA's Annual Conventions
- Local networking events with other NAPABA Partners and In-House
lawyers (e.g., use of law firms' luxury suites at sporting and