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Venable LLP

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Nora E Garrote

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Venable LLP


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United States: Media, technology and telecoms


Within: Outsourcing

Leveraging ‘great client management’ and 'excellent analytical and communication skills', Venable LLP‘s ‘dedicated team offers pragmatic and real life solutions to complex legal matters’. In particular, the practice group has considerable experience in the automotive, petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, retail and payment processing sectors. Washington DC-based Nora E. Garrote and William T. Russell, who divides his time between New York and Washington DC, jointly manage the interdisciplinary technology transactions and outsourcing group. The firm recently advised a car manufacturer on a variety of technological, operational and administrative outsourcing matters. Other names to note include Washington DC-based Armand J. Zottola and New York-based Eric A. Prager, who joined from K&L Gates in June 2018.

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Technology transactions

Within: Technology transactions

The ‘dedicated team’ at Venable LLP is noted for its ‘exceptional service' in high-value licensing and development agreements. Recent highlights include acting for a hotel company in an agreement for the development of a central reservations system, and advising a payment processing company on an agreement for the integration of the client’s payment processing technology into third-party billing platforms. The practice group is jointly headed by Armand J. Zottola and Nora E. Garrote in Washington DC; another key contact, William T. Russell, divides his time between Washington DC and New York and provides ongoing advice to General Electric on the structuring and negotiation of technology-driven deals in support of its energy and digital solutions businesses. New York-based Eric A. Prager joined from K&L Gates in June 2018.

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