CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Lam, managing partner of the firm’s Charlotte office, has been named to lead continuing legal education (CLE) efforts for the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC’s) 2022 Annual Meeting, which will be held July 9-14, 2022, in Berlin, Germany. Within the IADC, Mr. Lam serves as chair of the Engagement and Retention Committee and is a past chair of the Business Litigation Committee.
Founded in 1920, the IADC benefits approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer-reviewed members and their clients, as well as the civil justice system and the legal profession. Membership is comprised of the world’s leading corporate and insurance lawyers and insurance executives who serve as partners in large and small law firms, senior counsel in corporate law departments, and corporate and insurance executives. Members represent the largest corporations around the world, including the majority of companies listed in the FORTUNE 500.The IADC takes a leadership role in many areas of legal reform and professional development.
Mr. Lam has a national practice focused on business litigation and product liability defense. He helps clients protect their business interests in disputes related to contracts, business torts, product liability, earn-outs, trade secrets, non-competes, LLCs and partnerships, defamation, motorsports, and private equity investments. Mr. Lam has been recognized in numerous leading attorney directories, including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, Legal Elite, and Benchmark Litigation and was named one of Charlotte’s Most Admired CEOs in 2020 by the Charlotte Business Journal.
Mr. Lam is a leader in several professional and civic organizations. He currently serves as chair of the 2021 Charlotte Access to Justice Campaign. He is the immediate past president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and is a past co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Administration of Justice Committee. In addition, he serves on the Board of Visitors for Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and is a trustee of North Carolina Humanities.