John M. Ottoboni
Senior Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer
John M. Ottoboni joined Santa Clara University in 2007. Prior to coming to the University, John was a partner and founding member of the firm Ferrari, Ottoboni, Caputo & Wunderling LLP. John served as outside General Counsel to Santa Clara University while at the firm for approximately five years.
John oversees a wide range of legal matters related to the University. He also serves as Santa Clara University's Chief Operating Officer, and as staff liaison to the Board of Trustees and a number of Board Committees.
John received his undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University with magna cum laude honors and his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California at Berkeley).
Assistant General Counsel
Darcee Olson joined Santa Clara University in 2021. Prior to joining the University, Darcee worked at Louisiana State University, providing copyright services and supporting contracts and licensing.
Darcee focuses on contract review and drafting, as well as legal research for the various departments and schools at the University.
Darcee received a Bachelor's degree from Golden Gate University in Business and Humanities. Darcee receieved her law degree from Southwestern University School of Law, with three terms at Oxford University; focusing on international media law and policy.