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Outsourcing

Experience counts in structuring and negotiating outsourcing contracts, and that’s why businesses choose to work with Bracewell. Our lawyers have worked on some of the largest, most complex outsourcing transactions, including ground-breaking deals that set precedent and shaped the industry. Consistently ranked in Chambers Global (2011-2018), Chambers USA (2008-2018), Legal 500 (2010-2018) and other ranking publications as among the best lawyers in the industry, we provide advice on virtually all types of outsourcings. Throughout the past decade, our lawyers acted on outsourcing deals with a combined value of over $25 billion.

We understand that we must not only resolve our clients’ legal needs, but also generate value. Drawing upon our deep understanding of industry practices and market trends, we advise clients in structuring and negotiating innovative and comprehensive contracts based on their business requirements, objectives and constraints. Working collaboratively with in-house counsel and external advisors allows us to leverage our practical experience to better understand the critical business and technical issues inherent in outsourcing transactions and offer creative and practical solutions. We have dealt with every major multinational and Indian outsourcing vendor, and understand their approaches to deal-making and execution. We advise clients across all industries, including energy, financial services, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, and commercial aviation.

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National commercial aviation company structuring and negotiating outsourcing agreements for data center, IT infrastructure, and application development and maintenance services

International fashion design and manufacturing firm structuring and negotiating outsourcing and cloud agreements for IT infrastructure, strategic marketing and contact center services

Petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company structuring and negotiating contracts for a wide-range of IT services, including system implementation and cloud services, as well as assisting with compliance matters related to GDPR and other data privacy laws

Major water and wastewater utility company structuring and negotiating contracts for a wide range of IT services and other sourcing transactions, including system implementation services and the supply of smart meters

International casual dining restaurant company structuring and negotiating an agreement for IT infrastructure services

Major international bank restructuring and renegotiating an existing IT outsourcing agreement

National media company negotiating a strategic software as a service (SaaS) cloud services agreement

Oil field services company structuring and negotiating an outsourcing agreement for information technology (IT) infrastructure services and an agreement for international co-location services

Texas-based utility company structuring and negotiating strategic sourcing agreements for the supply of goods and services as diverse as steel, cable, transformers, engineering services, and field services

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