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Baker McKenzie LLP
United States

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing

Baker McKenzie LLP‘s team specializes in advising international and domestic clients on both IT and business process outsourcing transactions, including systems and hardware. Its work encompasses software procurement; agreements dealing with data processing; internet connectivity and IT joint ventures and IT aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Its client base spans the healthcare, automotive, and social media sectors. Michael Mensik retired from the partnership to become senior counsel with a focus on select key client management issues. His Chicago office replacement, Peter George, a ‘pragmatic‘ lawyer, advises clients on complex business process transactions and licensing involving human resources, finance and accounting. Chicago-based technology and intellectual property expert Adam Aft has been promoted to partner, and is noted there alongside Samuel Kramer. Another key contact is Sonia Baldia in Washington DC who advises clients across various industries on cloud migrations, analytics, and e-commerce.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Technology transactions

The team at Baker McKenzie LLP is noted for its solid expertise in outsourcing and software licensing agreements, and has also been kept busy advising clients on cloud computing and data-related transactions. Practice head Peter George has expertise in advising domestic and international clients on outsourcing, cloud computing and internet of things matters. Also recommended is Samuel Kramer, who handles blockchain-related licensing contracts and development agreements. Adam Aft, senior counsel Michael Mensik and Washington DC-based Sonia Baldia are notable names. Unless otherwise stated, named lawyers are based in Chicago. In August 2019 Leif King joined the Palo Alto office from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and in May 2020 Marcela Robledo joined from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.