Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Technology & Outsourcing Department

Illinois
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What the team is known for Formidable expertise in the technology sector. A leading name in a number of specialized areas, such as systems acquisitions, IT aspects of healthcare and information security and privacy. Has ongoing relationships with companies in the software, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries, among others. Particularly noted for assisting early-stage companies on the development of business models and technology solutions.

Strengths"The attorneys are experts in each of their respective areas," according to one market source.

Work highlights Represented Comcast in deals concerning the integration of technology from third parties into its network.

Notable practitioners

Ira Kalina harnesses his strong understanding of tech and IT issues to assist organizations with transactions and the negotiation of strategic agreements. He also provides insightful advice pertaining to development and innovation. His clients hail from numerous sectors including healthcare, education, finance and manufacturing. Market observers consider him a "very knowledgeable" attorney who "speaks business leaders' language."