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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

2501 NORTH HARWOOD STREET, SUITE 1900, DALLAS, TX, USA
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Jason Krieser

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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Technology: Outsourcing/ Corporate & Transactional/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Technology & Commercial Transactions

Position

Partner Jason Krieser is the co-head of the Firm's Technology & Outsourcing Practice. He advises clients on all aspects of technology transactions, outsourcing matters, telecommunications and other complex commercial contracts. He is an internationally recognized advisor on outsourcing matters, including in relation to information technology (IT), business process and offshore issues. He also handles technology development and licensing matters, joint ventures, strategic alliances, manufacturing agreements, key supply and distribution agreements, other complex service agreements, Internet of Things (IoT) and e-commerce matters. He has handled cloud-computing transactions - such as software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) transactions - for customers and cloud-service providers since the birth of the cloud-computing industry in the early 2000s. Jason also has significant experience in advising clients regarding software audits and related negotiations and settlements. 

Please visit McDermott website for full biography:
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/k/krieser-jason-d


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Outsourcing

Within: Outsourcing

Shawn Helms and Jason Krieser lead the technology and outsourcing practice at McDermott Will & Emery LLP from Dallas, where nine lawyers focus on outsourcing, including recognized market expert David Guedry and newly promoted Heather Bethancourt. The firm advises both buy-side clients and service providers and its highlights included acting for agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto in a $500m application development and maintenance outsourcing deal with IT services company Cognizant. Helms and Krieser led that transaction and also helped insurance provider and new client the United Services Automobile Association with a $250m cloud software procurement deal with IBM. Buy-side clients include Abbott Laboratories, Twitter and HealthPlan Services. The team also acts for service provider HCL.

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Technology: transactions

Within: Technology: transactions

McDermott Will & Emery LLP‚Äôs ‚Äėlevel of service is excellent‚Äô. Digital health is an area where the firm is particularly strong, owing to its first-class healthcare practice, In other areas, the practice advised Commerce Bank on a deal that involved replacing the bank‚Äôs core IT systems. The key partners for technology transactions are Dallas-based Shawn Helms and Jason Krieser, who ‚Äėare terrific for substance and client management‚Äô, as well as David Guedry and Heather Bethancourt (also in Dallas) and Boston-based Sarah Hogan. On the corporate technology side, the leading partners are Wilson Chu and Gregory Hidalgo in Dallas, David Lipkin in Silicon Valley and Boston‚Äôs Albert Sokol.

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