Rebecca S. Eisner: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Rebecca S. Eisner

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312 701 8577

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Practice Areas

  • Business & Technology Sourcing
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • India
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Life Sciences
  • Privacy & Security
  • Social Media Law
  • Technology
Contact InfoTelephone: 312 701 8577
Fax: 312 706 8131
University The Ohio State University, B.A., cum laude, 1984
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1989
Admitted1989, Illinois

Rebecca receives particularly effusive praise for her outsourcing practice -- Clients extol the virtues of her sensible and experienced approach, which makes everyone take notice.

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Rebecca Eisner serves on Mayer Brown's Partnership Board. She focuses her practice on technology and business process outsourcing and sourcing, information technology transactions, privacy, and security.

Rebecca has represented clients in complex global and offshore technology and business process outsourcing transactions, including information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, procurement, customer relationship and call centers, and development and transformational outsourcing, and cloud computing. She also has experience with re-structuring and re-negotiating outsourcing transactions, in-sourcing, managing acquisitions and divestitures in outsourcing transactions, and termination of outsourcing arrangements, and other strategic sourcing relationships.

Rebecca has represented both buyers and providers of technology goods and services. Her extensive experience includes software licensing, maintenance, support and development, application maintenance, offshore development, ERP implementations, systems integrations, back office processing services, ASP agreements, technology development and licensing agreements, hosting and data center agreements and network management agreements, and hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements. Rebecca regularly advises clients in data transfer and privacy issues, electronic contracting and signatures, and web site design and review. Her privacy work includes advising clients on privacy and data transfer issues affecting corporate initiatives, such as divestitures, global data programs, and global technology solutions.

Rebecca is nationally ranked in the areas of technology and business process outsourcing. She has been described as an expert negotiator, and intelligent, focused and pragmatic. Sources note that her dynamism in negotiations is extremely effective. Rebecca has also been lauded for her ability to get the results we're looking for without antagonizing the other party (Chambers Global and Chambers USA). She has also been named as among the World's Leading Lawyers (information technology), Best Lawyers in America (technology law and information technology), one of the top women attorneys in Illinois (Leading Lawyers Network 2006, 2007, 2009) and on the list of Illinois Super Lawyers (2007-2009). She is also named in the International Who's Who of Internet & e-Commerce Lawyers (2010). She is also a co-chair of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Security Chapter.


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2015 Outlook: Data Privacy and Security in the United States, the European Union and Hong Kong
Marcus A. Christian,Rebecca S. Eisner,Daniel Gallagher,Gabriela Kennedy,Karen H. F. Lee, April 13, 2015
Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity. Legal standards continue to evolve—and differ-in all major markets, raising particular challenges for multinational businesses.

NYDFS Letter to Insurance Executives Regarding Cyber Security
Rebecca S. Eisner,Lawrence R. Hamilton,A. John P. Mancini,Jeffrey P. Taft,James R. Woods, April 13, 2015
Following up on its promise to “integrate regular, targeted assessments of cyber security preparedness at insurance companies as part of [its] examination process,” the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued a letter on March 26, 2015, to chief executive...

New York Department of Financial Services Cyber Security Examination
Rebecca S. Eisner,Lawrence R. Hamilton,Alex C. Lakatos,A. John P. Mancini,James R. Woods, February 26, 2015
On December 10, 2014, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a letter to banking institutions chartered or licensed in New York notifying them of an expansion of the NYDFS information technology examination procedures to focus on cyber security issues as an integral aspect of...

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Rebecca S. Eisner

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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