The heart of the Association is its more than three dozen Committees through which members network, expand and build skills, and further the objectives of the defense bar and business community.

Substantive Law Committees are open to all members and are excellent venues in which to connect with others with similar interests and expertise. If you would like to join a Substantive Law Committee, please email Diana Leon, Communications and Operations Manager.

To view and participate in Committee activity, visit IADC Communities.

For a list of Committee Chairs, click here.

Substantive Law Committees

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate Practice

Business Litigation

Civil Justice Response

Class Actions and Multi-Party Litigation

Construction Law and Litigation

Corporate Compliance and Government Enforcement Actions

Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Technology

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Drug, Device and Biotechnology

Employment Law

Environmental and Energy Law

In-House and Law Firm Management

Insurance and Reinsurance

Intellectual Property


International Arbitration

Medical Defense and Health Law

Product Liability

Professional Liability

Social Justice Pro Bono

Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation


Trial Techniques and Tactics