FisherBroyles has long recognized that technology strategies are major differentiators between companies in today’s global marketplace, and we have assisted our clients – vendors and customers alike – in formulating and executing the strategies that have set them apart from their competition.  That assistance includes counseling clients on the establishment, exploitation and maintenance of their intellectual property portfolios.  Recognizing the importance of technology and intellectual property to its clients, FisherBroyles has built one of the largest and most experienced technology and IP transactional practices in the country.  While other law firms have been scaling back their technology practices since 2001, FisherBroyles has been steadily expanding this area of practice.

Today, FisherBroyles boasts more than a dozen technology attorneys with a combined 150+ years of technology law experience and deep domain expertise, and it is committed to continued growth in this area of practice.  Our attorneys have received numerous recognitions for their work, including by The Best Lawyers in America for Information Technology Law, and as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star.  Our expertise includes the following areas:


  • Software Licensing
  • Hardware Procurement
  • Software Development
  • Software Escrow
  • Consulting Arrangements
  • Technology Distribution
  • Systems Integration
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Data and Application Hosting
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Technology/IP Due Diligence
  • IP Audits
  • Technology Development
  • Materials Transfers


  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Smart Metering or Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • Portable Data Terminal Equipment
  • Mission Critical Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Sporting Event Sponsorship


  • Litigation of technology errors & omissions
    • Programming errors
    • Application vulnerabilities
    • Project delays
    • Integration issues
    • Deficient work claims
  • Privacy Breach
  • “Scope creep” and other scope of work dispute
  • Consequential damages


  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Travel & Hospitality

Practicing People: 60 People

Steven Anzalone Washington, D.C.
Ryan Beard Austin
Gregory S. Bernabeo Philadelphia
Richard Black Seattle
Kimberly Dempsey Booher Palo Alto
Christina H. Bost Seaton New York
John E. Boyd New York
Kevin E. Broyles Atlanta
Vincent Bushnell Atlanta
Peter J. Cahill Boston
Jonathan T. Cain Washington, D.C.
Lisa A. Carroll Chicago
James Cleary Los Angeles
Jonathan E. (Jed) Davis New York
Stephen Driscoll Philadelphia
Paul D. Economon Washington, D.C.
John Eisenhart Washington, D.C.
Adam T. Ettinger Los Angeles
James M. Fisher II Atlanta
Paul C. Goulet Washington, D.C.
James W. Hill, MD Los Angeles
Kevin Jablonski Seattle
Carl R. Johnston Atlanta
Michael S. Khoury Detroit
Robert Kinberg Washington, D.C.
W. Wayt King Jr. Atlanta
Christopher R. Kinkade Princeton
Joseph A. Klein New York
Michael P. Kuhn Atlanta
Frank Leak Charlotte
Deborah L. Lively Dallas
Tom Lundin Atlanta
Timothy McFadden Chicago
Dan McGuire Dallas
Maryam Meseha Princeton
Alan D. Minsk Palo Alto
Jason Mueller Houston
Craig W. Mueller Denver
Michael M. Murray New York
Justin Nahama Los Angeles
Phi H. D. Nguyen New York
Scott Nielson Salt Lake City
Tony Onorato New York
Stuart Panensky Princeton
Chris Perque Houston
Thomas J. Peters IV Atlanta
Rob Phillips Los Angeles
Joseph Posillico Philadelphia
Eric Pritchard Philadelphia
Richard Reiter New York
Gary Rinkerman Washington, D.C.
Lawrence Robins Boston
Jonathan Rosan Philadelphia
Steven D. Szuch Detroit
Kenneth Thompson Atlanta
Jack Tsang London
Rod S. Turner New York
Ian Walsworth Denver
Andrew Webster Houston
Bruce A. Wobeck Atlanta