Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP; Chicago
Michael Mensik is the global co-coordinator of the firm’s Global Information Technology/Communications Law practice. Ranked as a leading Technology and Outsourcing attorney by Chambers, Mr. Mensik is described as “an expert in a variety of topics and knows the best person in every office around the world for your situation.”
Mr. Mensik’s practice concentrates on information technology, sourcing and privacy. He counsels companies on how to structure, negotiate and manage their internal and external sourcing arrangements, from IT infrastructure to various business processes. He regularly advises information technology and e-commerce companies on various aspects of their domestic and foreign operations, including intellectual property protection, data protection, anti-trust issues and tax planning. Mr. Mensik also has assisted numerous information technology and e-commerce companies in establishing their global operations, whether on the Web, indirectly through independent agents and distributors or directly through branches or subsidiaries, and in forming domestic and foreign joint ventures and other strategic alliances.
Mr. Mensik received a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University, with distinction,and his J.D. and an M.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois.