Joel Spencer is a senior associate in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and a member of the Technology Transactions practice group. Joel focuses his practice on information technology and business processing outsourcing, data privacy and cybersecurity, and technology transactions relating to cloud services (e.g., software as a service (SaaS)), software licensing, content licensing, application development & maintenance, managed network services, and enterprise systems implementation. 

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Joel worked for the United States Senate and another international law firm. Joel attended the University of Virginia School of Law and was an editor of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal


University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Editor, Virginia Environmental Law Journal

University of Northwestern - St. Paul, BS, magna cum laude


  • Texas
  • District of Columbia


  • US District Court for the Northern District of Texas