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
FCC Plans $10 Million Cybersecurity Fine Against Two Telecoms
October 30, 2014
On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) took a big step into the cybersecurity regulatory space when it announced its intent to assess a $10 million fine against two telecoms, TerraCom and YourTel America...
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Data Privacy Monitor
California Attorney General Releases 2014 Data Breach Report and Recommendations, Finding More of the Same.
October 29, 2014
Editor’s Note: The author thanks Jaysen Borja for his contributions to this post. On October 28, 2014, Attorney General Kamala Harris released the second annual California Data Breach Report.  The report detailed the nature and scope of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
How to Respond to SEC Inquiries Concerning Data Breach and Data Security Policies
October 28, 2014
Every company, whether public or private, has exposure to potential data breach or theft of confidential information. When this occurs, various state and federal regulatory organizations have jurisdiction over ensuring that there is...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Privacy Policies Going Digital: The CFPB’s Final Rule Ditches Requirement to Distribute Annual Paper Copies
By William W. Hellmuth
October 28, 2014
On October 20, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced that it had finalized a rule that alters the way that financial institutions provide privacy policies to their customers. Under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Company Claims “HIPAA Has No Teeth”, Will Start Notifying Affected Individuals of Security Breaches and Vulnerabilities that Have Not Been Disclosed by Organizations
October 27, 2014
A company named SLC Security, LLC (“SLC”), recently announced that it will begin notifying individuals if it believes it has identified a security breach or vulnerability of a company and it has not received a satisfactory response from...
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