Outsourcing/Technology Transactions Lawyer Dan Mummery Joins Gibson Dunn in Palo Alto – US Legal

LAWFUEL.COM – Legal Newswire
March 04, 2009

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Dan Mummery has joined the firm’s Palo Alto office as a partner. Mummery will continue to focus his law practice on complex outsourcing and technology transactions.

“Dan enjoys a very strong reputation in the outsourcing community. He will be a strong addition to our firm and to our outsourcing practice,” said Ken Doran, Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “We believe that outsourcing will be an increasingly important part of our clients’ business strategies going forward, and with Dan, we will be better positioned to assist our clients in those efforts.”

“Dan is highly regarded in outsourcing circles nationally and internationally,” said Russell Hansen, Partner in Charge of Gibson Dunn’s Palo Alto office. “He will give our outsourcing practice added visibility and critical mass. In addition, his experience with high-end technology transactions nicely complements our corporate transactions practice in Palo Alto, which focuses on technology companies and technology-related transactions.”

“I look forward to working with my new colleagues at Gibson Dunn and to working with Bill Peters to lead the expansion of the firm’s outsourcing practice,” Mummery said.

About Dan Mummery

Mummery focuses his practice on representing clients on a wide range of legal and business issues relating to complex outsourcing and technology transactions, including structuring, negotiating and documenting large-scale business process (BPO) and information technology outsourcing (ITO) transactions, handling complex licensing and software and systems implementations, technology-based strategic alliances and joint ventures, as well as advising on emerging company and venture capital representations. His ITO experience covers the outsourcing of every IT function, including infrastructure, applications development and maintenance, end-user computing, help desk and network operations. His BPO experience ranges from the outsourcing of finance and accounting, human resources and back office functions to logistics procurement operations.

He has worked with companies in a broad range of industries. He has handled engagements for AT&T, Blue Shield of California, Charles Schwab, Chevron Texaco, Clorox, Continental Airlines, DuPont, Gateway, General Motors, Levi Strauss, Miller Brewing Company, Ryder, Symantec, Tenet Healthcare and United Airlines.

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mummery practiced with the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins LLP. He began his career as an associate and then as a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He received his law degree in 1988 from Fordham University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Fordham Urban Law Journal.

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