biography

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 presen...

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  • In-House Experience
    • 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
      Counsel
    • AT&T, Antitrust Counsel

New York

Credentials

Admissions

New York

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, 1972
University of Rochester, B.A. History, Summa Cum Laude, 1968

Prior Law Firm Experience

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
Counsel
AT&T, Antitrust Counsel

Practice Areas