Wiggin and Dana's Outsourcing and Technology Practice Ranked Among National Leaders

June 18, 2017

New Haven – Wiggin and Dana's Outsourcing and Technology group has been ranked nationally as a leading practice in the 2017 edition of the annual Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, Chambers USA also ranked three of the firm's partners nationally – Mark Heaphy, John Kennedy and George Kimball.

Chambers USA noted that Wiggin and Dana has a "specialized team" representing providers in complex, international, outsourcing transactions. Clients value the team's significant knowledge of changes and developments in the outsourcing marketplace, commenting that the group is "progressive in new deal shapes and on top of where the market is going and why."

Mark Heaphy, chair of Wiggin and Dana's Outsourcing and Technology group, said, "Over the past decade, we have built a strong, effective and diverse team of practitioners. This allows us to provide outsourcing and technology suppliers the same level of experienced, sophisticated representation that their customers receive from elite international firms. We're pleased to have our group recognized in Chambers alongside traditional market leaders and as one of the only practices focused on service provider clients."

George Kimball is author of Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical Guide (Oxford University Press 2010) and serves as a co-chair PLI's annual outsourcing conferences. John Kennedy has had a distinguished career as a transactional lawyer and frequent lecturer in the technology and privacy space. Sarvesh Mahajan and Tamia Simonis are dynamic young partners with a wealth of practical experience negotiating balanced, competitive deals across the Americas, Europe and Asia for multinational service providers.

Rankings in Chambers USA are based on confidential in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel and peer interviews with leading lawyers. All editorial comments about individual lawyers, as well as the rankings, are independent and objective.