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Richard Lloyd Bernacchi

Richard Lloyd Bernacchi, American lawyer. Bar: California 1964.


  • Bernacchi, Richard Lloyd was born on December 15, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Bernard and Anne Bernacchi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors in Commerce (National Merit Foundation scholar), University Santa Clara, 1961. Bachelor of Laws with highest honors (Legion Lex scholar, Jerry Geisler Memorial scholar), University Southern California, 1964.


    • Associate Irell and Manella, Los Angeles, 1964-1970, partner, since 1970. Lecturer American Law Institute, 1972-1973. Lecturer data processing contracts and law University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1972, 78, 81.

      Co-chairman Regional Transportation Committee, 1970-1972. Member advisory board University Southern California Computer Law Institute, since 1979, Arizona Law and Technology Institute, 1982-1986. University Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, 1982-1990.

      Captain Army of the United States, 1964-1966, PTO.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1964.


    • Author: (with Gerald H. Larsen) Data Processing Contracts and the Law, 1974, (with Frank and Statland) Bernacchi on Computer Laaw, 1986. Editor-in-chief University Southern California Law Review, 1962-1964. Advisory board Computer Negotiations Report, 1983-1995, Computer and Technology Law Journal, 1984-1993, Computer Law Strategist, 1984-1994.


    Member American Bar Association (member advisory committee on education 1973-1974, chairman subcommittee taxation computer system of section science and technical 1976-1978), Los Angeles Bar Association, Computer Law Association (board directors 1973-1986, chairman preconf. symposium on law and computers 1974-1975, West Coast vice president 1976-1979, senior vice president 1979-1981, president 1981-1983, advisory board since 1986), International Bar Association (co-chairman section on business law member committee on international technical and e-commerce law 1995-1998, steering committee since 1998), American Federation Information Processing Societies (member special committee electronic funds transfer system 1974-1978), Order of Coif, Scabbard and Blade, Technology Coast Angels, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Nu.


    • father: Bernard Bernacchi
    • mother: Anne Bernacchi
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