"Rebecca receives particularly effusive praise for her outsourcing practice -- Clients extol the virtues of her sensible and experienced approach, which makes everyone take notice."
Rebecca Eisner serves on Mayer Brown's Partnership Board. She focuses her practice on technology and business process outsourcing and sourcing, information technology transactions, privacy, and security.
Rebecca has represented clients in complex global and offshore technology and business process outsourcing transactions, including information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, procurement, customer relationship and call centers, and development and transformational outsourcing, and cloud computing. She also has experience with re-structuring and re-negotiating outsourcing transactions, in-sourcing, managing acquisitions and divestitures in outsourcing transactions, and termination of outsourcing arrangements, and other strategic sourcing relationships.
Rebecca has represented both buyers and providers of technology goods and services. Her extensive experience includes software licensing, maintenance, support and development, application maintenance, offshore development, ERP implementations, systems integrations, back office processing services, ASP agreements, technology development and licensing agreements, hosting and data center agreements and network management agreements, and hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements. Rebecca regularly advises clients in data transfer and privacy issues, electronic contracting and signatures, and web site design and review. Her privacy work includes advising clients on privacy and data transfer issues affecting corporate initiatives, such as divestitures, global data programs, and global technology solutions.
Rebecca is nationally ranked in the areas of technology and business process outsourcing. She has been described as “an expert negotiator, and intelligent, focused and pragmatic." Sources note that “her dynamism in negotiations is extremely effective” and that she "knows her subject matter and is very open and engaging." Rebecca has also been lauded for her “ability to get the results we're looking for without antagonizing the other party” (Chambers Global
and Chambers USA
). She has also been named as among the World's Leading Lawyers (information technology), Best Lawyers in America
(technology law and information technology), one of the top women attorneys in Illinois (Leading Lawyers Network 2006, 2007, 2009) and on the list of Illinois Super Lawyers
(2007-2009). She is also named in the International Who’s Who of Internet & e-Commerce Lawyers (2010). She is also a co-chair of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Security Chapter.