Jeffrey Leacox has represented businesses and trade associations before the California Legislature, the Governor and state agencies for more than two decades. He has wide-ranging public policy experience in business regulation, civil justice and tort reform, corporate governance, employment, health care, insurance, taxation and technology.
Jeffrey helped negotiate and draft many laws governing electronic information and commerce, including the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003, the California Consumer Protection Against Computer Spyware Act of 2004 and the California Anti-Phishing Act of 2005. He also lobbied laws concerning database security, financial privacy, anti-spam measures, telemarketing restrictions, internet jurisdiction and online contract formation.
Jeffrey has represented cities, counties, school districts, and special districts as outside counsel in all aspects of their operations, including employee relations and collective bargaining. He also conducted administrative hearings, arbitrated, and litigated in state and federal courts.
Areas of Concentration
•Legislative and regulatory advocacy
•Civil justice and tort reform
•Electronic commerce and privacy
•Employment law and regulation
•Health care and pharmacy law and licensing
•Insurance law and regulation
•Intellectual property and technology
•Political law and compliance
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Technology Law, 2013-2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Government Relations Law Firm of the Year, 2014
•Ranked, Tier 1 - Government Relations, Sacramento Metropolitan Area
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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Articles, Publications, & Lectures
• Speaker, Uniform Commercial Code, AeA SPAN, San Diego, CA, 2005
•Speaker, California Licensing and Permitting Laws: A New Regime, National Elevator Industry, Inc., 2003
•Speaker, Electronics Recycling, AeA SPAN, Denver, CO, 2001
•Speaker, Privacy Law and Regulation, Government Technology Conference, Sacramento, CA, 2000
• Author, Healthcare Reform: California's New Deal, GT Sacramento Newsletter, October 2007
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