Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, has appointed Daniel A. Masur as Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s 160-lawyer Washington DC office. Mr. Masur, a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice and a leader of its Business & Technology Sourcing group, succeeds Michael E. Lackey, Jr., who recently was named a co-leader of the firm’s global Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.
“Dan has been a strong contributor to the success of our Washington DC office as one of the most highly regarded lawyers in the outsourcing field and a key contributor to the growth of our acclaimed global Business & Technology Sourcing group,” said Mayer Brown Chairman Paul W. Theiss. “His proven skills as a lawyer and his demonstrated ability as a leader and manager make him the ideal choice for this vital role.”
Mr. Masur has represented national and international clients in a broad range of information technology and business process sourcing transactions, including some of the largest and most complex global transactions ever undertaken. His clients have included established and emerging companies in many industries, including government contracting, electronic commerce, banking, insurance, health care, consumer products, and manufacturing.
Mr. Masur is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the outsourcing field by numerous legal industry ranking services and guides, including Chambers USA, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in America.
“Washington DC is one of the world’s most important legal marketplaces, and I welcome the opportunity to work with our exceptional team of lawyers and the firm’s management to further enhance our ability to provide clients with outstanding legal work, client service and value,” said Mr. Masur.
Before joining Mayer Brown in 1997, Mr. Masur served as Vice President and General Counsel of I-NET, Inc., a provider of information technology, telecommunications and outsourcing services. Previously, he was a partner at another Washington DC firm.