Geoffrey P. Vickers > Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP > Nashville, United States > Lawyer Profile

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
One Nashville Place
150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37219
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Geof Vickers focuses his practice on business and technology as he represents domestic and global service providers and customers on general business and technology issues and complex sourcing arrangements, including assisting with developing business, operational and legal strategies, negotiating transactions, and developing operational structures.

His experience encompasses drafting, negotiating, and managing information technology (IT) and telecommunication outsourcing agreements, business process outsourcing arrangements, distribution relationships, licensing arrangements, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and teaming arrangements.

Geof also advises early and growth stage companies and investors on formation and business structuring issues, financing and investment structures, licensing and commercial contracting matters, and corporate governance issues. His experience covers a range of industries and subject matters, including HealthIT, telecommunications, privacy and security, Blockchain, Internet of Things, cloud computing, open source code, software, Internet, digital media, retail, and manufacturing.

Languages

English

Memberships

Memberships:

  • Cyberspace Law Committee, American Bar Association
  • Software Development & Licensing Committee, American Bar Association
  • Information Security Committee, American Bar Association
  • Open Source Software Committee, American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association

Education

University of Mississippi School of Law, JD (2004), Harding University, BBA, magna cum laude (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP‘s growing outsourcing practice was bolstered in 2019 by the additions of Ed Hansen and of counsel Val Gross, both of whom joined the New York office from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Hansen, a respected lawyer in the outsourcing space, has extensive expertise in advising on deals involving the integration of technology into business processes, while Gross is well-versed in handling complex, high-value transactions. In the Nashville office, Geoffrey Vickers and Jason Epstein have significant experience in technology transactions, advising on software licensing deals as well as managed services agreements. The client base includes companies in the financial services, consumer products, and automotive industries.