William Tanenbaum
Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP; New York, N.Y., United States

Bill Tanenbaum was named as “Lawyer of the Year 2013” in Information Technology in New York by Best Lawyers in America. He is the Chair of two practice groups at Kaye Scholer:  the IP and Technology Transactions Group -- which is ranked in the First Tier in NY by U.S. News & World Report, and the GreenTech and Sustainability Group.   He assists clients in updating their IT ecosystems and it outsourcing, and leads the Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing and Social Media Risks practices at Kaye Scholer.

Mr. Tanenbaum is past president of the ITech Law Association and is currently a Vice President of New York Metro Chapter Society for Information Management (“SIM”), an industry association of CIOs.  He is ranked in the First Band in Technology and Outsourcing in NY by Chambers.  According to client surveys, he is “an outstanding attorney with a deep knowledge of technology and outsourcing,” a “strong, pragmatic lawyer who knows exactly how to get the deal done” and “efficient, solution-driven and makes excellent judgment calls.” He co-chairs PLI’s outsourcing conference.  Mr. Tanenbaum is a graduate of Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa) and Cornell Law School and the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving.