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)
    Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White Inc., of Aiken, SC
    • 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)
  • New York "Super Lawyer" (2006, 2009 to 2012)

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, 1998, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
All Native Advertising is Not Equal: Why that Matters Under the First Amendment and Why it Should Matter to the FTC – Part IV
September 19, 2014
In this five part series, originally published in the Summer 2014 edition of the Media Law Resource Center Bulletin,[1] we take an in-depth look at the native advertising phenomenon and the legal issues surrounding the practice.  After...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Are you—or someone you love—a content hoarder?
September 18, 2014
Hoarding is defined clinically as embodying “a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them.” That accumulation occurs regardless of the actual value associated with the possessions...
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Data Privacy Monitor
All Native Advertising is Not Equal: Why that Matters Under the First Amendment and Why it Should Matter to the FTC – Part III
September 17, 2014
In this five part series, originally published in the Summer 2014 edition of the Media Law Resource Center Bulletin,[1] we take an in-depth look at the native advertising phenomenon and the legal issues surrounding the practice.  After...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Yikes, Yelp! Targeted In FTC’s Stepped Up Enforcement of Children’s Privacy – General Audience Services Take Heed
September 17, 2014
Singling a predicted renewal of enforcement of the federal children’s privacy law following broad expansion last year of who and what is covered by the rules, the FTC has filed and settled two recent law suits against mobile app...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Why Worry About a Little Skimmer?
September 17, 2014
Merchants—rightfully so—are worried about securing their payment card environments so that their name does not appear in a headline discussing how millions of cards were stolen from them. Faced with the challenge of evaluating the use of...
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