Frank A. Pugliese

Partner

New York
T 212.589.4664  |  F 212.589.4201

Focusing on technology law and outsourcing, Frank Pugliese has a broad range of experience representing vendors and customers in a multitude of industries as a result of technology's prevalence in modern businesses. Ultimately, Frank is a deal maker, solving his clients' problems with creative solutions in order to achieve long-lasting positive results.

Frank is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler's Data Privacy Monitor blog, offering commentary on data privacy and information security topics.

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  • Represented one of the largest blood centers in country in outsourcing its IT department, including application development and staff. Led negotiation, drafted documents, and advised client.
  • Represented major cosmetics company in procurement and implementation of global enterprise resource planning system. Led negotiation of system development.
  • Represented community health organization in acquisition of cloud-based electronic health record system.
  • Represented one of the leading e-commerce solution vendors in licensing and managed service transactions.
  • Represented developer of interactive application in dispute with NFL for use of application in conjunction with Thursday night football viewing.
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Experience

  • Represented one of the largest blood centers in country in outsourcing its IT department, including application development and staff. Led negotiation, drafted documents, and advised client.
  • Represented major cosmetics company in procurement and implementation of global enterprise resource planning system. Led negotiation of system development.
  • Represented community health organization in acquisition of cloud-based electronic health record system.
  • Represented one of the leading e-commerce solution vendors in licensing and managed service transactions.
  • Represented developer of interactive application in dispute with NFL for use of application in conjunction with Thursday night football viewing.
  • Represented major investment bank in development, licensing, and maintenance transaction for creation of its energy commodities trading platform.
  • Represented major New York hospital in outsourcing agreement for operation of its data center, maintenance and development of its software applications, and in inter-entity transition services agreement as part of hospitals' unwinding of earlier merger.
  • Represented global media company in e-commerce fulfillment services transaction.
  • Represented national commercial property owner in outsourcing transaction involving call center operations. 
  • Represented commercial bank in ASP arrangement for hosting of its commercial loan portfolio business. 
  • Represented national commercial property owner in outsourcing of real estate accounting department. 
  • Represented national telecommunications provider for provision of high speed Internet access for resort hotels of major U.S. theme park. 
  • Represented major cable company for development of dedicated telecommunications network. 
  • Represented owner of U.S. convention centers in creation of wireless "hot spots" in facilities.
  • Represented short message service (SMS) provider in creation of customer, reseller, and OEM agreement templates.

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2008 to 2015)
    • New York: Information Technology Law
    • New York: Technology Law
      • Best Lawyers® 2012 "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Who's Who Legal 100 
  • Who's Who Legal: Information Technology (2013, 2014)
  • New York "Super Lawyer" (2006, 2009 to 2014)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ITechLaw

Community

  • Rye Brook Technology and Communications Commission

Services

Prior Positions


Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Connecticut
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., New York University, 1988, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
2014 Mobile Privacy and Security Trends and What to Look for in 2015
January 23, 2015
Most analysts and commentators agree that 2014 was the year mobile reached a tipping point.  With over 1 billion mobile smartphones in circulation, 2014 marked the first year that mobile Internet usage surpassed desktop use in the U.S...
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Data Privacy Monitor
New York Attorney General Announces Proposal to Revamp State Data Security Laws
January 20, 2015
On January 15, 2015, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman indicated that he plans to propose legislation to update New York’s information security laws, including by revising the definition of “private information” under the state’s...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Dear Lawmakers, Your New Breach Notice Laws Should Address These Issues
January 20, 2015
The days of companies being so afraid of the reputational impact of a breach that they would look for any way possible to avoid disclosure are gone.  The pendulum has swung in the opposite direction.  Now companies, often in the name of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Tanya Forsheit Discusses Current Issues in Data Privacy and Security with California Lawyer
January 6, 2015
The “2015 Roundtable Series” in the January edition of California Lawyer includes comments from Partner Tanya Forsheit on data privacy and security. The article reports: Law and precedents surrounding data privacy and security are mounting...
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Data Privacy Monitor
International Privacy — 2014 Year in Review — EU
January 5, 2015
While the last refrains of “should old acquaintance be forgot” fade away from New Years’ Eve celebrations, 2014 may be remembered as the year of the “right to be forgotten” in light of an EU privacy ruling last May. Below we cover that...
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