John F. Delaney is a partner in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he leads the office's Technology Transactions Group. Mr. Delaney advises clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups on a wide range of complex technology law issues, including digital content distribution arrangements, software development and licensing agreements, privacy and data security practices, outsourcing transactions and joint venture relationships.
Mr. Delaney is ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of America's leading business lawyers (recommended in New York for "Technology & IT Outsourcing" (Band 1) and nationally for "Outsourcing" (Band 2); is recommended by Legal 500 in the area of "Technology: Outsourcing"; and is recognized by Best Lawyers in America (Information Technology), PLC Which Lawyers (Outsourcing) and Superlawyers (Intellectual Property; IT & Outsourcing; Entertainment & Sports). Crain's New York Business included him in its "Technology 100," a list of individuals "likely to shape the direction and growth of New York's economy for years to come."
Mr. Delaney received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.