Perkins Coie added John Delaney as a partner in the New York City office to his technology team and blockchain. Delaney joins the practice of Transaction & Privacy (TTP) technology of the company. Perkins Coie said Delany is the fifth side to enter the office in the last 12 months as the company focuses its efforts on the technology sector.
Lawyers in the TTP practice represent emerging technology companies, hospitals and healthcare systems, financial services companies, retailers, manufacturers and other businesses in connection with technology transactions. This includes payments, virtual currencies, blockchain related services and more
Previously, Delany served as co-chair of the Media practice and former co-chair of the Transaction Technology practice at Morrison & Foerster.
Marcelo Halpern, co-chairman of Perkins Coie, said that while their technology clients establish their east coast headquarters in Silicon Alley in New York, they continue to add the depth of technology advisory services that Perkins Coie is known to time.
"John is a leading authority in the fields of technology transaction, intellectual property and social and digital media law and will further strengthen our ability to provide continuous, high-level service to technology customers throughout their life cycle – from the cradle to IPO and beyond, "said Halpern. "John will add further depth to our growing expertise in technology for industrial services, financial services, media and products."