Douglas G. Scrivner, JD'77
Thompson Marsh Award - 2006
As general counsel to the global management consulting and technology services company Accenture, Doug Scrivner has ultimate responsibility for all of the company’s legal support, serving as principal counsel to senior leadership and the board of directors and leading the company's Legal & Commercial business practice. He also serves as corporate secretary and compliance officer and is a member of Accenture's Executive Leadership Team. Doug also oversees the company's government relations function. In 1996, Doug was appointed to his current role as general counsel . From 1990 to 1996, he served as associate general counsel, with primary responsibility for Accenture matters. He joined Accenture in 1980 in the role of counsel and became a partner in 1986. Prior to joining Accenture, he was associated with Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Doug has participated and held leadership positions in several educational and professional organizations, including the Visiting Committee, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he serves as chairman; Second Century Campaign, University of Denver College of Law, where he served as national co-chairman; the Board of Visitors, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University; the Arts & Sciences Campaign Committee, Duke University; and the Board of Trustees, Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago. Doug received a bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from Duke University, a master of science degree in international relations from the London School of Economics, and a juris doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in 1977.