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.

Select 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.
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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.
  • Represented a technology firm providing short message service (SMS), assisting client with the creation of customer, reseller, and OEM agreement templates.

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2008 to 2017)
    • 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 2011, 2014)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ITechLaw

Community

  • Rye Brook Technology and Communications Commission

Services

Industries

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
Latest Data Breach Settlement Illustrates Need for Companies to Prioritize Cybersecurity
August 24, 2016
On Aug. 5, 2016, the New York attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, announced a $100,000 settlement with an e-retailer following an investigation of a data breach that resulted in the potential exposure of more than 25,000 credit card...
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Data Privacy Monitor
A Closer Look at the OCR’s Guidance on Ransomware
August 22, 2016
In the wake of several high-profile ransomware infections targeting hospitals and health care organizations, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance on the growing threat of ransomware...
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Data Privacy Monitor
OCR to Increase Efforts to Investigate Breaches Affecting Fewer Than 500 Individuals
August 19, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the federal agency tasked with investigating data breaches involving protected health information (PHI) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Unanimous FTC Finds LabMD’s Data Security Practices Violated Section 5 of the FTC Act
August 18, 2016
On July 29, 2016, a unanimous Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) issued its Opinion and Final Order reversing the decision of an administrative law judge (“ALJ”) and holding that LabMD engaged in “unfair” practices in...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Automotive Industry Organization Releases Recommended Cybersecurity Best Practices
July 28, 2016
Auto-ISAC is not alone in its efforts to address potential cybersecurity risks imposed by connected vehicles. As we have previously discussed, in 2015 legislators introduced the SPY Car Act, which requires automakers to meet certain...
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