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USA District of Columbia Technology & Outsourcing

Technology focuses on contractual agreements in the technology field and includes transactional matters such as M&A and financing. Law firms often work with clients such as investors or startup enterprises on a range of business issues including employment law, strategic alliances and joint ventures, stock exchange listings, mergers, acquisitions and corporate governance issues. E-commerce arrangements, licensing agreements, strategic alliances and blockchain/cryptocurrency-related work will also be considered, in addition to cybersecurity matters. IP mandates are also included in this section, although shouldn’t represent the majority of the submission as we include separate IP categories in most states. Along with technology companies, typical clients will also include blue-chip corporations from all industries, investors, financial services institutions and fintech companies Outsourcing covers legal aspects of the transfer of business administration and services to external providers, both domestically and internationally. The section includes every variation of this process, including IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing, and legal process outsourcing. Occasionally unsuccessful outsourcing contracts can result in disputes and this type of work is also covered in the section.

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Band 1
  1. Mayer Brown LLP
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    Mayer Brown LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Formidable outsourcing practice, serving a wide array of industries including telecommunications and banking and finance. Strong roster of attorneys providing advice on a range of issues, including multijurisdictional outsourcing. Regarded as a destination practice for technology transaction work. On the forefront of advising on cutting-edge digital technology issues, including The Cloud, autonomous vehicles and the impact of COVID-19.
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    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Noted technology practice that offers both consulting and transactional advice. Impressive sourcing capabilities include BPO, ERP, ITO and cloud computing. Sector expertise covers payment processing, banking and insurance, among other areas. Increasingly involved in the cybersecurity arena, in addition to its longstanding expertise advising banks on aspects of their cloud-based deals.
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Band 2
  1. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
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    Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Well-regarded team that is particularly adept at handling high-value transactions and outsourcing deals on a global scale. Advises a broad client base on matters such as digital transformation projects, M&A deals and master service agreements. Experienced in representing organizations from a broad spectrum of sectors, including banking, media and technology.
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    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 17 Years Ranked
    Latham & Watkins is known for its cross-border capabilities and for handling complex transactional mandates. Key areas of strength include IP and technology licensing, sale agreements and development agreements. Offers considerable expertise in industries such as life sciences, satellites and manufacturing.
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Band 3
  1. Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Hunton Andrews Kurth's Washington, DC technology and outsourcing team brings to bear the firm's nationwide footprint to handle a broad array of transactional matters, with particular strength in system integration work such as ERP implementation and software purchasing. The firm demonstrates expertise in the fintech and financial services sectors, and the development of mobile applications and technology.
  2. Venable LLP
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    Venable LLP
    Technology & Outsourcing
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Has earned a fine reputation for a market-leading contracts practice, with notable work for technology clients. Regularly works on matters relating to cloud-based technology, system implementation and data exploitation. Maintains close relationships with software providers, healthcare organizations and hospitality groups. Particularly noted for its handling of transactions pertaining to the financial services, energy, automotive and advertising fields, and also recognized for its work with nonprofits and trade associations.