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Stacey Olliff is Of Counsel in the Business and Corporate Law Department.

His practice includes Internet and technology law matters, general contract and business law, mergers and acquisitions, and banking and commercial finance.

Mr. Olliff graduated cum laude from the Harvard Law School in 1978, where he was Articles Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida in 1975. Prior to joining ECJ in 1981, he practiced with the firm of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Mr. Olliff has written extensively on corporate and commercial law topics in numerous legal publications, and has been featured as a speaker or panelist at many programs and seminars for members of the legal and business community. He has also been active in several bar association efforts to clarify the practice and procedures surrounding legal opinions in business transactions.

Mr. Olliff is a member of the American, California, Los Angeles, and Beverly Hills Bar Associations and has been active in the Corporate Law Departments Section and the Commercial Law Committee of the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Financial Lawyers Conference. He previously has served on the Board of Trustees and as Chair of the Business and Corporations Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and as Chair of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Bar Association as well as on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation.

 

Seminars

  • November 2016 – Speaker, “Complex Loyalty Programs and Gift Card Issues”, ANA/BAA 38th Marketing Law Conference, Chicago, IL
  • October 2016 – Moderator/speaker, “Enforcing Your Company’s IP Rights on the Internet”, 49th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar, Business & Corporations Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA
  • October 2014 – Moderator/panelist, “Marketing & Social Media,” Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Information Technology Law & eCommerce Committee panel, ACC 2014 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • October 2014 – Panelist, “You’re a GC: Where Do You Go From Here?” Sidley & Austin/Major Legal Africa seminar, Los Angeles, CA
  • October 2013 – Moderator/panelist, “Ecommerce: Website Legal Basics,” Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Information Technology Law & eCommerce Committee panel, ACC 2013 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA
  • January 2013 – Panelist, “Social Media and Privacy,” In-House Counsel Conference, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Beverly Hills, CA
  • January 2013 – Panelist, “Privacy Risk with Digital Delivery of Entertainment & Media Content,” Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel (AMEC) program, Beverly Hills, CA
  • October 2012 – Moderator/panelist, “Cybersecurity: Preventing Cyber Attacks and Hacking,” Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Information Technology Law & eCommerce Committee panel, ACC 2012 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
  • June 2012 – Speaker, “ATT Mobility v. Concepcion: Protection from Class Action Lawsuits,” Online Publishers Association (OPA) Legal & Legislative Day Seminar, Washington, D.C.
  • September 2010 – Speaker, “Social Media for the In-House Lawyer,” 2010 Annual Seminar for Corporate Counsel, Corporate Law Departments Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Temecula, CA
  • May 2007 – Panelist, “Enforcing Your Company’s IP Rights on the Internet”, Intellectual Property for In-House Counsel program, Intellectal Property Law Section of the State Bar of California, Beverly Hills, CA
  • June 2006 – Speaker, E-Commerce and Internet Advertising Law, The E.W. Scripps Annual Legal Retreat, Cincinnati, OH
  • June 2006 – Speaker, E-Commerce and Internet Advertising Law, 7th Annual Technology Law Conference, Association for Corporate Counsel (ACC), Pepperdine Law School, Malibu, CA
  • January 1996 – Presenter, “The Interplay Between Equity and the Commercial Code”, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Program
  • October 1994 – Organizer, the 27th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section
  • September 1993 – Organizer, Third Annual Entrepreneur’s Workshop, Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum, California Institute of Technology Industrial Relations Department
  • 1988 – 1992 – Panelist Annual Glendon Tremaine Symposium on “Recent Developments of Interest to the Business Lawyer”, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section
  • April, 1991 – Presenter, “Business Opinions 1991”, PLI Program, San Francisco, CA
  • June 1990 – Presenter, “Legal Opinions in Business Transactions–Drafting Techniques and New Developments”, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section Program
  • May & June 1990 – Presenter, “Representing the California Business: Liability, Financing and Transactional Considerations”, Twelfth Annual Spring Program, State Bar of California, Business Law Section, San Francisco, Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA
  • February 1990 – “Business Opinions 1990”, PLI Program, San Francisco, CA
  • December 1989 – “Legal Opinions”, State Bar of California, Business Law Section Program, Los Angeles and Newport Beach, CA

Publications

  • Profiled as Corporate Counsel in Los Angeles Daily Journal — Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 2015
  • Profiled by California GC magazine — California GC, June 2008
  • “California Provides Tax Relief to Small Businesses” Co-Author — ECJ Legal Update, Winter 1999
  • “New Case Clarifies the Law on Payment-in-Full Checks” Author — ECJ Legal Update, Summer 1999
  • “A Rose is a Rose is a Rose…Even in Cyberspace: Internet Domain Names and Trademark Law” Co-Author — ECJ Legal Update, Summer 1999
  • “Privacy Policies – Why You Need One and What It Should Be” Co-Author — ECJ Internet & Tech Law Reporter, June 1999
  • “Handling Year 2000 Compliance Inquiries from Third Parties” Co-Author — ECJ’s Year 2000 Law Reporter, January 1999
  • “Payment-in-Full Checks: Money in the Bank?” Author — ECJ Legal Update, Winter 1997
  • “The Effect of ‘Principles of Law and Equity’ under Article 9” Author — Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Newsletter, Summer 1996
  • “Bankruptcy Danger for Software and Other Technology Licensees” Author — ECJ Legal Update, Winter 1996
  • “Aspen Enterprises v. Bodge: Mixed Collateral Decision Goes Flat” Author — UCC Bulletin, Clark Boardman Callaghan, November 1995
  • “Consignor Beware!” Co-Author — Gem Business Facets, American Gem Trade Association Newsletter, July 1995
  • “Not In Dispute” Author — Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 8, 1995
  • “The Remedies Opinion: Precautions and Pitfalls for the Business Lawyer” Author — Beverly Hills Bar Journal, Winter 1990
  • “New California Legislation Tames White Dragon” Author — Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section Newsletter, October/November 1990
  • “New California Legislation Affecting Corporations: Taming White Dragon and Facilitating Mergers” Author — CEB California Business Law Section Reporter, October 1990
  • Principal Editor, “1989 Report of the Corporations on Legal Opinions in Business Transactions” Author — State Bar of California, Business Law Section, 1989
  • "General Partnership or Joint Venture Interests as Securities” Author — Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section Newsletter, December 1987
  • “Notice of UCC Foreclosure Sale Must be Given to Guarantors” Author — Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section Newsletter, January 1987
  • “Changes to Civil Code Section 3440” Author — Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section Newsletter, June 1986
  • “Compliance Problems Under the EFT Act and Regulation E” Author — 2 Journal of Retail Banking 21, September 1980
  • “The Electronic Fund Transfer Act: A Primer” Author — 40 Ohio State Law Journal 531, 1979

Past Employment

  • Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco and Los Angeles

Workgroups

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Central Florida, summa cum laude

Languages

Bar Admissions

  • California

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Financial Lawyers Conference
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Alumni Association
  • Harvard Law School, Law Journal: Harvard Journal on Legislation, Articles Editor