Representing clients in complex outsourcing transactions requires the ability to navigate vital challenges with a high degree of experience. Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group has, collectively, well over a century of outsourcing experience, and has handled more than 300 outsourcing deals in the past five years and has received top accolades from many industry organizations, including Chambers & Partners Global, Chambers USA and Legal 500. Through creative approaches, astute negotiation and deep legal acumen, we offer the understanding and know-how necessary for our clients to achieve long-term successes.

Deep Bench Strength

With over 50 attorneys with expertise in outsourcing transactions, we have one of the largest outsourcing groups of any law firm, giving us deep bench strength at all attorney levels and allowing us to effectively staff large projects, close transactions under intense deadlines and advise on multiple transactions at any given time.

Global Team

With offices on three continents—North America, Europe and Asia—we are a global law firm with dedicated, Chambers-ranked outsourcing and technology transactions lawyers located in key countries. Clients rely on our global presence and expertise to navigate and execute complex, multinational outsourcing transactions.

Broad Range of Transactions and Industries

We advise clients ranging in size and sophistication, from early-stage companies to the world’s leading multinational enterprises, in virtually every sector and on every transaction type—from financial services to pharmaceuticals and from traditional information technology and business process outsourcing to bet-the-company transformational deals.

Subject Matter Expertise

With leading practices in global privacy and data security, financial services, real estate, cloud computing, energy and clean technology, clients rely on us not only for our outsourcing expertise, but also for our global subject matter expertise across a range of sectors and markets.

Thought Leaders in New Market Trends

We leverage our many years of outsourcing experience to stay at the leading edge of the industry. One of our most recognized differentiators is our ability to harness new market trends and evolving technologies to structure and implement innovative outsourcing mechanisms, including cloud-based solutions, robotic process automation and strategic integrator models.

Tools, Processes and Practices

With many years of sourcing experience, we offer our clients a collection of tools, processes and practices to navigate through complex transactions—from team preparation to negotiation strategy. Our knowledge of risk, reward and deal success enables us to craft workable long-term pricing and value-for-money mechanisms.

Top Industry Rankings

Our Global Sourcing Group is consistently ranked at the top of industry rankings such as Chambers & Partners Global, Chambers USA and Legal 500. With over 10 Chambers-ranked lawyers in our outsourcing and technology transactions practices worldwide, we are celebrated for “act[ing] on cross-border outsourcing initiatives” and for our “adept formation of strategic alliances, frequently involving the integration of new technologies, as well as acquisitions, licensing and service agreements.”

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