Stephanie Sharron is partner in the Palo Alto office and a member of the firm’s Technology Transactions Group. Clients turn to Ms. Sharron for advice on how to leverage data through technology and the related issues that apply to their business models in light of the rapid changes in business, technology and law.
Stephanie Sharron has over two decades of experience working with clients on the complex technology, intellectual property and data rights issues pertaining to a diverse range of technologies and businesses, including cloud services, the IoT, data analytics, fintech, digital transactions, autonomous systems, cybersecurity solutions, semiconductors, healthtech, edtech, and cleantech, among others. Ms. Sharron has advised companies developing and commercializing data analytics platforms used in both consumer and industrial IoT applications, as well some of the leading consumer and enterprise product innovators in a broad range of transactional and counseling issues relating to their global product and services.
Ms. Sharron, in addition to the above, advises on the commercial technology and intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions, asset spin-off transactions and private equity investments.
Since 2016, Ms. Sharron has taught as a guest lecturer in the Technology Transactions course in Cornell Law School’s Technology and Entrepreneurship LLM program at CornellTech. She is also adjunct faculty at Cornell Law School for the Legal Issues in Fintech course.
Ms. Sharron is recognized by Legal 500 US (2016–2018) in the area of Technology: Transactions. She is also recognized by Managing Intellectual Property – IP STARS as one of the Top 250 Women in IP (2016, 2018–2019) and has been ranked among the top IT & Outsourcing attorneys in the U.S. by Chambers USA (2012–2017). Ms. Sharron was ranked as one of America's Top Business Lawyers by Chambers USA (2006–2008).
“‘Fantastic’ practitioner Stephanie Sharron advises clients across a wide scope of industries on issues ranging from private equity financing to spin-outs. She is highly knowledgeable in data security and in services agreements incorporating software and cloud computing.” –Chambers California IT & Outsourcing (2015)
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