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APRIL 18, 2019 – The technology transactions group at Davis Wright Tremaine, which serves some of the world's leading technology companies, has expanded in Washington, D.C., with the addition of William R. Schuerman, who brings to the firm more than a dozen years of experience advising clients on the development, licensing, and commercialization of technology.
Mr. Schuerman was previously at Morrison & Foerster, where he managed both large-scale technology transactions and the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions. He represents established and emerging growth companies from industries that include cybersecurity, data management, financial services, financial technology, cloud services, software, and government services.
"The demand for first-rate, technology-related legal services in Washington, D.C., is continuing to expand," said Wendy Kearns, chair of the technology, privacy, and security practice at Davis Wright Tremaine. "Bill's proven record of excellence and his entrepreneurial drive will help us bolster our capacity to serve the many innovative clients in that market."
"I'm delighted to be joining a firm with a strong, strategic focus on technology transactions," said Mr. Schuerman. "This team already executes for some of the most sophisticated technology clients in the world and I look forward to helping bring those services to more companies in the D.C. area."
Mr. Schuerman frequently negotiates software license and development agreements, Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements, resale and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and services agreements. He also represents clients with respect to their outsourcing and procurement initiatives, as well as advising on the intellectual property aspects of equity and debt financings, M&A, and other corporate transactions.
Mr. Schuerman received his B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
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