Attorneys in Taft’s Technology group represent businesses on a broad range of issues relating to the ever-changing world of technology. Our multidisciplinary team combines extensive knowledge of the law with practical experience in the regulatory environment and the business concerns and risks that technology companies face on a daily basis.
Taft clients range from early-stage technology start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies across many industries and with a range of technology needs. Our skills and experience have enabled us to assist those clients grow by proactively assessing risks and responding to threats. Many of our attorneys have prior industry experience as engineers, scientists, and industry consultants.
Technology attorneys also contribute to Taft's Technology Insights blog.
Our team provides both traditional representation and consulting services in the following areas:
Our experience in commercial contracts helps both tech companies and companies with tech issues negotiate online contracts, such as SaaS agreements, SLAs, website terms and conditions, cloud storage agreements, tech transfer and licensing agreements.
Our transactional M&A attorneys assist tech companies through valuation, sale/IPO, monetization of IP portfolios, NDAs, IP and tech representations and diligence, and FTC regulation of e-commerce.
Data & Crisis Management
Our attorneys can assist with data management and crisis management. Our team is experienced in incident response plans, data breaches, emergency injunctions (DTSA, CFAA), regulatory litigation (FTC, FCC), and other types of sophisticated litigation. Several of our lawyers hold the highest certifications in privacy and data security, including the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and the Certified Information Privacy Professional designation for the United States (CIPP/US) and other jurisdictions.