Executive Committee

The Executive Committee implements the Board’s fiduciary, strategic, operational priorities, policies, and decisions consistent with the NELC’s Vision, Mission and Focus. The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the board during the interim times between board meetings.

Membership & Marketing

The Membership and Marketing Committee is responsible for overseeing NELC’s membership, including planning and promoting activities for the purpose of increasing membership and creating and maintaining membership applications, including the NELC Regional Receptions. This Committee is also responsible for developing and maintaining the NELC website, the organization’s social media presence, and other NELC branded services.

Academy Fellows

The Academy Fellows Committee is responsible for creating a support system and mentoring opportunities for new attorneys to succeed in their careers in management-oriented labor and employment law.

Finance, Resource Development & Operations

The Finance, Resource Development and Operations Committee is responsible for obtaining program sponsorship, making strategic alliances with other organizations, drafting and reviewing the organization’s operating budget and handling all other monetary and financial activities of the organization.


ICAP is designed to assist new in-house counsel of color in transitioning to and building a successful career as part of a corporate law department. ICAP is open to minority attorneys practicing management-side labor and employment law, with two years or less experience working in-house. 

Professional Development

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for the organization’s Annual Conference, Regional Conferences, webinars, and the ABA/NELC Trial Institute.  They oversee the locations, budget, and content for these important programs.

In-House Counsel

The In-House Committee is responsible for developing value-added services for the organization’s in-house counsel.

Outside Counsel

The Outside Counsel Committee is responsible for developing value-added services for the organization’s outside counsel.

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