First Chair Awards Online Nomination Form

Nomination Criteria

  • Shows excellent leadership in the community at and at the company
  • Has a consistent record of high achievement throughout his or her career
  • Receives nominations from at least three attorneys in good standing
  • Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence

Nomination Categories

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(Individual or corporate legal department)


(Individual or corporate legal department)


Reasons for Nominating

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About the person making the nomination


(Individual or corporate legal department)


(Individual or corporate legal department)


About Yourself

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Awards Rules

The deadline for nomination is 07/01/2017.

  1. Any attorney may submit a First Chair Award nomination.
  2. In-house counsel may nominate themselves.
  3. Nominees must, at the time of the nomination, be serving in the capacity of in-house counsel.
  4. After the nomination is received, the nominee will have the opportunity to accept the nomination and submit additional information that will be provided to the Nomination Committee.
  5. Previous nominees may be nominated in any category.
  6. Finalists will be asked to update their applications with additional information.