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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

2501 NORTH HARWOOD STREET, SUITE 1900, DALLAS, TX, USA
Tel:
Work +1 214 295 8000
Fax:
Fax +1 972 232 3098

Shawn Helms

Tel:
Work +1 214 295 8090
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

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

Position

Partner Shawn Helms is co-head of the Firm’s Technology & Commercial Transactions and Outsourcing Groups. Shawn has broad experience in the areas of information technology, outsourcing and telecommunications. He focuses his practice on complex transactions involving technology and intellectual property, including business process outsourcing (BPO) and information technology outsourcing (ITO), licensing, cloud computing arrangements (infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS)), technology maintenance and services, technology development/customization (including iPhone, Android and other mobile device applications and systems), wireless infrastructure, social media issues, strategic alliances, e-commerce, distribution, internet of things, confidentiality, strategic sourcing and data security/privacy.

Please visit McDermott website for full biography:
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/h/helms-shawn-c


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Outsourcing

Within: Outsourcing

The ‘very professional and pragmatic’ team at McDermott Will & Emery LLP ‘swiftly and professionally’ handles outsourcing matters in the telecoms, healthcare and information technology industries. David Guedry, who divides his time between Dallas and Houston, advised the information technology services provider Unisys on a desktop service arrangement with what is now DXC Technologies. Dallas-based Heather S. Bethancourt advised Baptist Health of South Florida on the outsourcing of its revenue cycle management operations to Health Systems Solutions, a joint venture between the client and the management consultancy Navigant. The department is jointly headed by Shawn C. Helms and Jason D. Krieser, who are both based in Dallas.

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Technology transactions

Within: Technology transactions

Dallas-based Shawn C. Helms and Jason D. Krieser jointly head the team at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, which advises on outsourcing, licensing and cloud computing arrangements in the telecoms, IT, healthcare, social media and e-commerce sectors. Other contacts include David Guedry and Heather S. Bethancourt, also in Dallas, and Sarah T. Hogan, who practices in the firm's Boston office. Highlights have included advising Monsanto on an application development deal in connection with an IT outsourcing transaction, and acting for Baxalta in a research development collaboration with Precision BioSciences concerning the development and commercialization of a T-cell therapy. Other clients have included Motorola, Xerox Corporation and Finnair.

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