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Wiggin and Dana LLP

256 CHURCH STREET, PO BOX 1832, NEW HAVEN, CT O6508-1832, USA
Tel:
Work +1 203 498 4400
Fax:
Fax +1 203 782 2889
Web:
www.wiggin.com/
Connecticut, Stamford

Mark Heaphy

Tel:
Work 203-498-4356
Email:
Web:
www.wiggin.com/Mark-W-Heaphy
Wiggin and Dana LLP

Work Department

Cybersecurity and Privacy, Digital Media and Technology, India, andOutsourcing and Technology.

Position

Mark is a nationally recognized outsourcing lawyer and is Chair of the firm’s Outsourcing and Technology Practice Group and Co-chair of the India Practice Group, where he counsels clients in complex international transactions related to outsourcing, software, robotics, and the cloud.

Career

Mark has significant expertise in all aspects of sourcing and procurement, from the initial RFP through implementation, go-live, and beyond. Clients rely on Mark to help them structure and negotiate complex commercial relationships and outsourcing strategies throughout the world.

He has worked on hundreds of sole-sourced and competitively bid transactions, including business process and information outsourcing, robotics and digital automation, software development and licensing, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and distribution and cross-border technology transfers. Mark also helps clients navigate the complex web of global privacy and security regulations and mitigate cyber threats and related data security challenges.

Mark frequently lectures on outsourcing, licensing, and privacy issues and also served as an adjunct professor at Connecticut's Quinnipiac School of Law for more than a decade, where he taught intellectual property, computer law, and the law of cyberspace.

He is regularly honored in Best Lawyers in America for technology law, and is ranked nationally by Chambers USA. Mark is recommended in The Legal 500 U.S. 2018 editorial in the Media, Technology and Telecoms – Outsourcing practice area.

Education

Mark earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, his M.A. in International Relations from Yale University, and a B.A. Phi Beta Kappa in Philosophy and International Relations from the College of William and Mary.


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Outsourcing

Within: Outsourcing

Wiggin and Dana LLP specializes in advising IT suppliers and business process outsourcing providers, which it often assists with the negotiation and documentation of offshore, nearshore and onshore outsourcing transactions. Mark W. Heaphy, who heads the practice from the New Haven office, regularly assists with outsourcing transactions in the healthcare, robotics, retail and financial services sectors. Other key contacts in New Haven include John B. Kennedy and counsel Michael T. Hubbard, while Sarvesh Mahajan and Tamia Simonis practice in New York and Stamford offices, respectively.

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