Cecil J. Olmstead III

Of Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 5660
Houston
United States
T:+1 713 651 5660
Cecil J. Olmstead III

Cecil J. Olmstead III

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Biography

Jay Olmstead, a partner in the Houston office since 1984, has extensive experience in commercial finance, representing both lenders and borrowers, and in Uniform Commercial Code matters. He also practices in the areas of leveraged leasing, structured financings and ISDA transactions.  

Jay is knowledgeable about legal opinion negotiation, including those involving the ABA Accord and those involving security interests under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. He has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America for public finance law by Best Lawyers from 2010 to 2014.


Professional experience

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JD, Yale Law School, 1976
BS, cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1968

Jay was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1976.

  • Texas State Bar
  • Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013 - 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2010 - 2020
  • American Law Institute
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association