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Stacy Dees

Stacy Dees

General Counsel Services

Sedalia
Colorado
Licensed in
CO, DC
Georgetown University Law Center

"Low Ego High Competence"

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About
Stacy is a solution-oriented legal and business leader with more than15 years in-house experience in start-up, emerging growth and large, public companies, 4 years experience at premier law firms and 3 years experience operating her own firm. Her practice areas include contracts, debt/equity transactions, acquisitions, licensing and corporate governance. Stacy enjoys helping early stage companies properly form their businesses, establish solid processes and efficiently handle all legal matters related to their business.

Stacy graduated with honors from Georgetown University Law Center with an LL.M. in Securities Regulation. She has a JD
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"Low Ego High Competence"

Update Agency Agreement
Posted on Dec 8, 2018
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"She is great"

Review Contractor Agreement
Posted on Nov 13, 2018
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"Really enjoyed working with Stacy on my Confidentiality Agreement and Release and Separation Agreement. I appreciated her time explainging the documents, walking me through my options, and her honesty."

Assist with Outside General Counsel
Posted on Oct 12, 2018
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"Stacy was fast, efficient, and very detail oriented. Exactly the type of attorney I needed for my business purchase. Thanks Stacy!"

Review Asset Purchase Agreement
Posted on Sep 19, 2018
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"Stacy is the best! She is extremely knowledgeable and professional. I will definitely use her services in the future. Very highly recommended!"

Draft Contractor Agreement
Posted on Nov 12, 2017
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"Stacy was very helpful and very responsive to all of my needs."

Review Employment Agreement
Posted on Nov 2, 2017

Work History

The Law Offices of Stacy R Dees, LLC

Founder / Sole Member

Jan 2016 - Present

Dynamic law firm focused on reducing risk and creating value for small businesses and start-ups. Representative transactions: outside general counsel for website and application development firm, a SaaS company in employment space & a software consulting firm; purchase and sale sides of asset purchase transactions; drafted and negotiated variety of contracts; and, negotiated employment packages.

Jan 2016 - Present

Aegis Identity Software, Inc.

Founder / Vice President, Legal Affairs and Compliance / Corporate Secretary

Oct 2011 - Jan 2016

Responsible for all legal matters such as formation of company, advising leadership, preparing all debt/equity offering documentation and filings, negotiating loan transactions, drafting software licenses, professional service agreements, NDA, consulting agreements and development agreements, implementing website privacy policies and term of use, advising on stock option plan and other HR matters.

Oct 2011 - Jan 2016

Aegis Business Group, Inc.

Director of Legal and Compliance

Jun 2006 - Oct 2011

Responsible for all legal matters including drafting and negotiating master services agreements, SOW, NDA, license agreements subcontracts and other contracts, advising on private placements of equity, convertible debentures and notes and drafting documentation, negotiating loan transactions, handling employment matters, counseling executive team and board, and preparing for board meetings.

Jun 2006 - Oct 2011

Teligent, Inc.

Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Sep 2000 - Jul 2004

Responsible for advising senior management, coordinating and drafting all 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K Exchange Act filings, communication with the SEC and Nasdaq, compliance with Section 16 program, negotiating PIPE transaction, amendments to credit facility, preparing materials and minutes for board meetings, reviewed press releases and negotiated executive employment agreements and separations.

Sep 2000 - Jul 2004

Brown & Wood, LLP

Associate - Corporate and Securities

Jul 1998 - Sep 2000

Led initial public offering for a small business corporation including drafting all documents and communicating with Nasdaq and the SEC; Negotiated documents and advised on initial and secondary rounds of financing for several venture capital transactions; Counseled partners in the formation of an LLC and drafted operating documents; Participated in stock and asset purchase transactions.

Jul 1998 - Sep 2000

Akin Gump

Associate - Corporate Section

Aug 1996 - Jul 1998

Advised on two successful roll-up initial public offerings raising an aggregate of $114.5 million including preparing registration statement, responding to the SEC, negotiating underwriting and lock-up agreements, directing transfer agent and related agreements; Participated in several stock and asset purchase transactions; Prepared Section 16, Schedule 13D, Schedule 13G and Form 10-K filings.

Aug 1996 - Jul 1998

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