Biography

Ken A. Adler

Chair, Technology and Outsourcing

With more than 30 years of experience handling complex sourcing and technology transactions, Ken Adler understands the complexities of today’s evolving technology landscape. He serves as a trusted business advisor and legal strategist to clients across all industry sectors, particularly retail and consumer products, financial services, health care and insurance.

Ken represents clients in all facets of complex global and domestic sourcing and technology transactions, including with respect to information technology, emerging technologies and telecommunications, as well as joint ventures, strategic investments and other corporate transactions. Known for his business-centric approach, Ken is often called upon by clients in the early stages of a project to help structure transactions in a way that achieves the clients’ goals while addressing and mitigating any related risks.

He regularly handles complex transactions involving emerging technologies such as cloud computing and automation, as well as transactions relating to outsourcings of core IT and business functions. He has significant experience addressing the creation of, and strategies relating to, multi-sourced environments, as well as renegotiation and termination of existing outsourcing and IT-related agreements.

Ken has earned a reputation for bringing together the right legal partners from across the firm’s various disciplines – including mergers and acquisitions, privacy, tax and payment technologies, among others – to complete large, complex transactions at the intersection of technology, sourcing and innovation.