General Counsel Services
"Low Ego High Competence"
Stacy graduated with honors from Georgetown University Law Center with an LL.M. in Securities Regulation. She has a JD… read more from the University of Arkansas Law School.
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Equity Compensation
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
"Low Ego High Competence"
"She is great"
"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."
"Stacy was fast, efficient, and very detail oriented. Exactly the type of attorney I needed for my business purchase. Thanks Stacy!"
"Stacy is the best! She is extremely knowledgeable and professional. I will definitely use her services in the future. Very highly recommended!"
"Stacy was very helpful and very responsive to all of my needs."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.