Brad Peterson is a co-chair of PLI’s outsourcing program in Chicago and leads the Technology Transactions practice at Mayer Brown. His practice focuses on outsourcing, data, digital services, and software transactions.
Brad has been ranked as a Band 1 individual for several years in both Chambers Global (Global – US Outsourcing category) and Chambers USA (Illinois Technology and the National Outsourcing categories) (“the gold standard of legal advisers on IT outsourcing and contracts”). Best Lawyers named Brad as the Information Technology Law "Lawyer of the Year" for Chicago" for 2017. Legal 500 has for several years named Brad as a Leading Lawyer ("singled out for praise“).
Brad earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a JD from Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, he worked for years as a computer programmer and an IBM Marketing Representative.