Joseph A. Klein
New York Office
- Antitrust Counseling
- Merrill Lynch & Co., First Vice President; Technology,
Privacy, and Information Law Group
- Tekmark Global Solutions, LLC, General Counsel and
Senior Vice President
- Bell Communications Research, Inc., Assistant General
- AT&T, Antitrust Counsel
- New York
- Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, 1972
- University of Rochester, B.A. History, Summa Cum Laude, 1968
Mr. Klein specializes in contract, technology law, and antitrust matters. He has extensive experience in the negotiation and drafting of sophisticated commercial telecommunications, outsourcing, software development, application hosting, electronic trading, consulting and information licensing agreements. Mr. Klein’s antitrust counseling focuses on competition issues involving consortiums/joint ventures, standards-setting, trade associations, intellectual property licensing practices and regulated industries.
Mr. Klein has served in the legal departments of companies engaged in financial services, telecommunications and consulting businesses. He offers an in-depth understanding of both the user’s and supplier’s perspectives and needs in complex information and technology transactions, which he has put into practice by devising practical solutions resulting in successful business outcomes.
As a contract, technology law and antitrust practitioner who has provided legal counseling for numerous joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions transactions, Mr. Klein provides an integrated approach in helping to resolve the multi-faceted issues that these transactions present.
Mr. Klein is a member of the New York Bar.