Jordan J. Herman

Department Chair - Corporate (Austin) Partner

jordan.herman@bakerbotts.com

Austin

P: +1.512.322.2578 F: +1.512.322.8312
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Jordan Herman is Chair of the Austin Corporate Department. He has experience with technology, venture capital, commercial, joint venture, and M&A transactions in the technology, life sciences and media industries. Mr. Herman counsels clients regarding privacy data security.

Prior to his tenure at Baker Botts, Mr. Herman clerked for the Honorable James M. Rosenbaum, former Chief Judge, United States District Court, District of Minnesota.

Related Experience

Technology Sourcing

  • Represented software company in offshore application development and maintenance services agreement
  • Represented cable company in several network services agreements
  • Represented global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company in connection with multibillion-dollar global SAP and business transformation agreement with one of the world's largest privately held companies (original negotiation and restructuring)
  • Represented first-tier outsource service provider in connection with long-term information technology services agreement with travel services technology and services provider
  • Represented first-tier outsource service provider in connection with long-term call center services agreement
  • Represented global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company in connection with European F&A BPO Services Agreement with global sanitation services company
  • Represented global outsourcing service provider in connection with F&A, Helpdesk and ADM services agreement restructuring with healthcare provider
  • Represented global outsourcing service provider in connection with F&A and third party administrator in connection with restructuring a services agreement with an insurer
  • Represented first-tier outsourcer in connection with off-shore applications development outsourcing agreement with technology company
  • Represented private silicon chip design company in connection with its acquisition by a public chip design company
  • Represented first-tier outsourcer in connection with its acquisition of a business process outsource services business
  • Represented leading retailer in investment and go-to-market transaction with next generation payment solution provider
  • Represented technology company specializing in commercialization of university technology in its acquisition of patents and related know-how
  • Represented major semiconductor company in connection with asset purchase agreement
  • Represented telecommunications infrastructure provider in connection with purchase of assets
  • Represented next-generation payment solution provider in connection with multiple alliance, joint venture, distribution and license transactions
  • Represented leading retailer in investment and go-to-market transaction with next generation payment solution provider
  • Representation of hardware company in connection with technology and joint venture transactions
  • Represented technology company in acquisition of patents
  • Represented global management consulting company in establishment of alliance agreements with global software and technology companies

Life Sciences

  • Ongoing representation of leading nanopore DNA and single molecule sensing technology growth company in connection with university technology licenses; commercialization, logistics and supply agreements; and corporate and privacy matters
  • Ongoing representation of early-stage medical device company with cord blood and cell washing devices in connection with multiple venture financings, distribution agreements, and license transactions
  • Ongoing representation of healthcare information management systems and services company in connection with corporate, commercial and technology transactions
  • Represented healthcare technology provider in connection with purchase of cloud computing services in order to make available proprietary software as a service
  • Represented healthcare IT company in connection with its acquisition by a public medical device company
  • Represented medical device company in connection with technology transactions
  • Represented privately held medical device company in negotiation of development and distribution agreement with public medical device company

Media

  • Ongoing representation of film production, distribution and media company in connection with various finance, venture capital and technology transactions
  • Ongoing representation of digital advertising agency in connection with corporate, commercial and technology transactions
  • Ongoing representation of K-12 digital publisher in connection with technology and commercial transactions
  • Ongoing representation of publisher of next generation university text books in connection with venture capital, commercial and technology transactions
  • Represented global corporate governance research and risk rating publisher in its acquisition by a competitor
  • Represented holographic imaging company in connection with venture capital and technology transactions
  • Ongoing representation of global cable network in connection with technology transactions
  • Represented publishing company in connection with its acquisition by an international publishing conglomerate and license transactions

Privacy, Data Security & Corporate Governance

  • Ongoing representation of medical device company in connection with HIPAA
  • Ongoing representation of outsourcing service provider in connection with privacy and data security
  • Ongoing representation of e-learning companies in connection with privacy, data security and corporate governance
  • Ongoing representation of energy retailer in connection with privacy and data security
  • Ongoing representation of leading natural foods retailer in connection with privacy and corporate governance
  • Representation of global trade association in connection with privacy and data security
  • Representation of renewable energy marketer in connection with privacy compliance

Awards & Community

Recognized for Technology & IT Outsourcing by Chambers USA, 2009, and recognized as “Up & Coming” by Chambers Global, 2011
-“a very strong negotiator”

Recognized for Technology Transactions & Technology Outsourcing in The Legal 500 U.S., 2010-2013
- “handles make or break issues, and always looks for win-win compromises”

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2004-2008

Texas Bar Foundation Fellow

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