Tom is a partner and chair of the National Technology Transactions Law Group. His practice focuses extensively on technology, intellectual property, privacy and related commercial legal issues for clients in the energy, financial institution, health, forestry, information technology and telecommunications industry sectors. Tom has significant experience negotiating complex systems integration, software development, collaboration, research and development, joint venture, distribution, OEM, alliance, reseller and technology transfer agreements. His experience extends to leading or advising on merger and acquisition transactions involving technology, IP and commercial legal issues. In addition to technology and other industry sector clients that Tom has represented at Dentons, he has extensive legal and business experience in the software and telecommunications businesses. Tom’s unique combination of business and legal experience allows him to provide practical, business-focused legal advice to his clients.