Orange County Business Journal

The Orange County Business Journal is currently accepting nominations for The Sixth Annual GENERAL COUNSEL AWARDS. The program is designed to recognize the significant role in-house counsels play in the success of businesses within our community. Nominees must be a general counsel based in Orange County, except nominees for the Rising Star category, who may be GCs or other senior in-house legal professionals. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients or business associates who have distinguished themselves through their determination, resolve and achievements. Self-nominations welcome.



  • OBTAIN THE NOMINEE’S CONSENT to participate in this awards program.
  • ALL SECTIONS of the nomination form must be completed for consideration by the Selection Committee.
  • UPLOAD a detailed statement of the nominee’s accomplishments in the following areas (a) within his/her organization, (b) contributions to the profession and (c) to the Orange County community (use online form or upload file). Financial data is encouraged, but is not mandatory (PLEASE NOTE: Unless requested otherwise, financial data may be included in the nominee’s bio in the General Counsel Awards Advertising Supplement).
  • UPLOAD a full-color, high-resolution digital head-and-shoulders photo of the nominee.
  • UPLOAD supporting materials (letters of recommendation, copies of news articles, etc.) or email materials to Jayne Kennedy at


  • The Orange County Business Journal will publish a special General Counsel Advertising Supplement featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees in our October 19, 2015 issue.
  • Winners will be announced at the Sixth Annual General Counsel Awards Dinner & Program on November 19, 2015, at the Hotel Irvine.

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For more information, please contact Jayne Kennedy, Senior Events Manager, via email at; phone 949-833-8373, ext. 209; or fax to 949-833-8751.