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Jeff Carson

Jeff Carson

Entrepreneurial Business/Corporate Attorney, General Counsel

Louisville
Colorado
Licensed in
CO, OR
University of
Oregon
School of Law

"If you need a compassionate attorney who will look out for your needs, Jeff is the man! "

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About
Jeff is a broad based, experienced attorney, strategic business partner and Outside General Counsel for startups and growing companies of all sizes, handling and advising on formation issues, contracts and transactions, trademarks and IP protection, HR and employment matters, corporate governance, compliance and risk management, M&A, and other legal issues faced by companies on a daily basis.

Jeff has an engineering degree from the University of Colorado and a law degree from the University of Oregon.

See www.ogcservices. net
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"Jeff got me my answers quickly and provided clarity!"

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Posted on Oct 2, 2017
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"Jeff was great to work with. He was professional, efficient and responded to us in a timely manner. "

Dissolve Partnership
Posted on Sep 24, 2017
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"Prompt and did a thorough job. "

Stock Purchase Agreement Services
Posted on Sep 5, 2017
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"Jeff was very efficient when reviewing my contract. He answered my questions very clearly and gave me advice on some things that I needed to follow up on. I recommend Jeff, I will use him again if I need legal advice in the future."

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"Jeff was very helpful in regards to understanding employment law and keeping me informed about my rights."

Review Employment Agreement
Posted on Jun 26, 2017
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"Jeff handled a mess from a previous leader and got it all put back together correctly."

Draft Operating Agreement & Bylaws, Update Cap Table
Posted on Nov 15, 2016

Work History

OGC Services LLC

Attorney - Outside General Counsel Services

May 2015 - Present

Attorney providing Outside General Counsel services to small and medium sized companies helping them start-up and grow their business.

Work has included assistance relating to customer and vendor contracts, services agreements and other commercial transactions, software licensing, company formation, IP protection including trademark work, corporate governance, labor and employment law, litigation and other general corporate and legal matters.

May 2015 - Present

SharpShooter Imaging

General Counsel

Jan 2014 - Jun 2015

In-house and outside General Counsel for 1500 employee international souvenir photography, imaging services and technology business.

Handle and manage corporate legal matters including contracts and transactions, HR and employment law, IP protection, litigation, compliance, and risk management.

Jan 2014 - Jun 2015

PartMiner WorldWide Inc.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, HR and Corporate Secretary

Jun 2006 - May 2012

SVP General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, for private equity backed international (North America, Europe, Asia), electronic component, software, data, and procurement services company, handling all day to day legal matters in addition to being VP of HR and head of Worldwide procurement department. PartMiner’s main business was sold in 2012 to IHS Inc.

Jun 2006 - May 2012

TeleTech Holdings

Assistant General Counsel | IP Attorney

Jul 2004 - Jun 2006

One aspect of my job was acting as chief counsel for TeleTech’s software/technology/services start-up businesses/subsidiaries, including TeleTech OnDemand (hosted contact center software, services, SaaS business) and InCulture (hosted translation services).

In this role, I was involved in the new businesses from the bottom up, including product and services development, acquiring IP necessary to deliver the products and services, developing customer license and services agreements, developing and negotiating alliance agreements and protecting the business intellectual property.

In addition, I was the IP attorney for the parent organization involved in all worldwide IP matters, including trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets. I helped develop the company’s first patent program, and greatly expanded and implement TeleTech’s worldwide trademark program.

I also was the chief counsel for the strategic sourcing/procurement department, drafting and negotiating all key vendor agreements, revising all standard agreements, and assisting the department in implementing new legal review and contracting process to better protect the company.

Jul 2004 - Jun 2006

Tanning Technology Corporation

General Counsel and Secretary | Corporate Counsel

Apr 2001 - Jun 2003

General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Counsel for publicly-traded (NASDAQ:TANN) international IT services/software company (founded by Larry Tanning), handling all day to day legal affairs and corporate governance. The company eventually went private and was sold in 2003 to Platinum Equity.

Apr 2001 - Jun 2003

Rational Software Corporation, MediaOne Group, Lane Powell, Montgomery Green, Colo. Ct. of Appeals

Corporate Counsel, Business and Litigation Attorney, Judicial Law Clerk

Sep 1987 - Apr 2001

Rational Software Corporation (an $800M international software company, now a division of IBM) -- Provided contracting and legal advice to worldwide sales, support and business development operations as Contracts Attorney/Negotiator.

MediaOne Group (a $2.8B cable/telecommunications/Internet company purchased by AT&T in 1999) -- Lead attorney on team handling Y2K matters, contracts and administrative process.

Montgomery, Green, Jarvis, Kolodny & Markusson and successor -- Litigation attorney handling complex legal analysis and litigation caseload on insurance coverage, breach of contract, negligence, collection, product liability, and other matters.

Lane Powell Spears Lubersky -- Attorney in the corporate law department of leading large Northwest law firm handling general corporate, ERISA and employee benefit plan matters.

Colorado Court of Appeals -- Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Jose D.L. Marquez

Sep 1987 - Apr 2001
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