THE FIRM Mayer Brown's global technology and business sourcing practice is known as a significant player in the field with a formidable reputation in outsourcing. Sources are attracted to the diversity of the firm's practice, and praise its ability to deal with a range of needs across a variety of industries, exemplified by its representation of clients from JPMorgan to CoreLogic. Clients are notably impressed by the high level of responsiveness with which matters are handled.
Sources say: "The teamwork between the firm and our team was excellent."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Rebecca Eisner is universally regarded by peers as being at the top of her game. Her practice attracts a host of high-profile clients including Motorola, for which she recently handled an IT infrastructure arrangement. She is particularly prominent in the cloud computing and outsourcing field. According to interviewees, "her dynamism in negotiations is extremely effective."
Outsourcing expert Brad Peterson "not only provides a very high caliber of substantive advice, he works well with the internal team." He is particularly experienced in service agreements, software licensing matters and outsourcing transactions.
Paul Roy is described as "insightful and a problem solver with great attention to detail." His full-service outsourcing practice focuses on IT infrastructure services, network management and application development on behalf of insurance, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals clients.
"Master negotiator" Kevin Rang wins plaudits for his broad industry knowledge. He is well versed in the handling of BPO, facilities management and application hosting. He has recently worked with a number of high-profile companies on a series of sophisticated transactions.
Rising star Gregory Manter is praised for his confident manner. "When he approaches matters he puts himself in the customer's shoes," say impressed clients, whom he represents in outsourcing, licensing and development transactions. He has recently represented CoreLogic in the sale of its India captive to Cognizant.