V. About the Authors
Association of Corporate Counsel
The Association of Corporate Counsel is the bar association for lawyers in the legal departments of
corporations and private sector organizations worldwide. ACC has more than 26,000 members in
over 75 countries, employed by over 10,000 organizations.
Frederick Paulmann is the founder of The Counsel Management Group LLC, and helps corporate
legal departments achieve greater value from law firms and vendors by implementing alternative
fees, best practices and data-driven solutions. He may be reached at