agent for acceptance of service
- An individual designated by a corporation who is authorized to receive any lawsuit or claim made against the corporation. This person is usually named in the corporation's official documents filed with the Secretary of State. In larger corporations operating in multiple states, a professional agent who represents many corporations may be appointed for this role
- As the agent for acceptance of service, she received all lawsuits filed against the company.
- The corporation named a professional as their agent for acceptance of service to manage multiple states.
- The documentation filed with the Secretary of State indicated a new agent for acceptance of service for the corporation.