Oliver Herzfeld

Practice/Organization Description

Oliver Herzfeld is Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of The Beanstalk Group where he oversees all aspects of the Legal and Contract Administration departments. Beanstalk is a leading brand licensing consultancy. It extends brands through strategic and creative development of licensed products. Beanstalk is a part of Omnicom Group, a global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company.

Prior to joining Beanstalk, Oliver was a partner at Joseph & Herzfeld LLP where he specialized in corporate, intellectual property and employment law. He has also worked in the corporate sector as chief legal officer of w-Technologies, a leading wireless software firm, and as general counsel of The Capital Markets Company, a technology solutions firm focused on financial services. His responsibilities included commercial, intellectual property and employment law, as well as dispute resolution. Previously, Oliver served as functional general counsel of intellectual property, technology, and licensing at J.P. Morgan & Co. Incorporated. Oliver began his legal career as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell where he worked on a broad range of corporate and securities matters.

Oliver earned a bachelor of arts, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from New York University, and a JD from Columbia University School of Law.

Oliver is deeply involved in several social service organizations in his community, is a mediator for the MediateArt program of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and performs pro bono legal work for not-for-profit organizations.

Bar Admissions

New York

Education

Columbia University School of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), MediateArt, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, National Employment Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's Honors List, Regents Scholar

Contact

220 E. 42nd Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017, United States


Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
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