Derek J. Schaffner: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Derek J. Schaffner

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 263 3732

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Practice Areas

  • Business & Technology Sourcing
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Corporate & Securities
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 263 3732
Fax: 202 263 5210
University State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1988; State University of New York at Buffalo, M.B.A., 1991; University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, M.S., 1998
Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., 2005
Admitted2006, New York; 2007, Maryland; 2008, District of Columbia


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The support he offers on the most critical deals earns him the respect of clients, who give him ten out of ten.

Chambers USA 2014

Derek Schaffner is counsel in Mayer Brown's Washington office and a member of the Business & Technology Sourcing practice. He represents clients in a wide variety of information technology and business process outsourcing transactions and other information technology licensing and development transactions.

Derek's representative information technology transactions include the outsourcing of IT infrastructure services and support, managed network services, network security services, application development & maintenance, and telecommunications services. His representative business process sourcing transactions include ERP deployments, the outsourcing of finance & accounting functions, human resource/employee services, and international employee relocation services.

Derek has represented clients in custom software development agreements, technology and pharmaceutical licenses, end user license agreements, website development/terms of service agreements, and content/distribution agreements. He has represented clients in a variety of industries such as consumer products, telecommunications, health care, financial services, energy, and mining.

Chambers USA 2014 named Derek an Associate to Watch in its Nationwide: Outsourcing category. Derek stood out to clients for his breadth of both legal and technical expertise, which surpasses all expectations. Derek was also named an Associate to Watch by Chambers USA 2012 & 2013 and clients have previously told Chambers that Derek has clear and deep subject matter expertise and was able to leverage his industry knowledge to provide alternative approaches and anticipate and interpret the supplier's concerns.

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Derek J. Schaffner

1999 K Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20006-1101


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