Frank A. Pugliese

Partner

New York
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Overview

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 the country in outsourcing its IT department, including application development and staff. Led negotiation, drafted documents and advised the client.
  • Represented a major cosmetics company in procurement and implementation of a global enterprise resource planning system. Led the negotiation of system development.
  • Represented a community health organization in the acquisition of a cloud-based electronic health record system.
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Experience

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

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Who's Who Legal: Information Technology (2013 to 2016)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2008 to Present)
    • New York: Information Technology Law
    • New York: Technology Law
      • Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" (2012)
  • New York "Super Lawyer" (2006, 2009 to 2012, 2014, 2018 to 2019)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ITechLaw

Community

  • Rye Brook Technology and Communications Commission

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
A Balancing Act: A Brief Overview of California Privacy Laws
By Kamran Salour
October 23, 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) takes effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA aims to provide consumers with an unprecedented array of rights concerning the control of their personal information and, correspondingly, imposes an...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back into the Water – CCPA 2, the Sequel
By Alan L. Friel, Daniel A. Pepper
October 21, 2019
If you’ve been feeling encouraged about your company’s preparation for the California Consumer Privacy Act’s (CCPA) launch on January 1, 2020, you may not want to breathe a sigh of relief just yet. Alastair Mactaggart, the founder and...
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Data Privacy Monitor
CCPA Amendments Signed into Law by California Governor
By Kyle R. Fath
October 14, 2019
On Friday, October 11, 2019, California’s governor signed into law each of the six CCPA amendment bills passed by the legislature, bringing some finality and clarity to the scope of the CCPA (at least with respect to details which will not...
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Data Privacy Monitor
CCPA Regs: "This is the meat on the bones…."
By Alan L. Friel
October 10, 2019
“Data is today’s gold. Everyone is rushing to mine data. Here in California, we are not unfamiliar with gold rushes… [in fact,][w]e are better than Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. We are going [with the CCPA regulations] to where no one...
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Data Privacy Monitor
California Bill SB-208 Tackles Pervasive Robocalls
By Kamran Salour
September 27, 2019
On Sept. 11, 2019, the California State Senate approved the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019, SB-208. The measure seeks to protect consumers from fraudulent robocalls and enact into law provisions that, despite strong support from...
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