E-Commerce, Intellectual Property, Technology, Outsourcing, Healthcare Technology, Outsourcing and HITECH, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Services, Data Privacy and Security, Licensing
Richard Raysman is a partner in Holland & Knight's New York office. Mr. Raysman concentrates on computer law, outsourcing, complex technology transactions and intellectual property issues. He has significant experience in structuring technology transactions, and his information technology background and understanding of the law have made him uniquely qualified to represent clients for technology issues. Mr. Raysman has been selected by Chambers USA as one of America's leading outsourcing lawyers. He has also been named by Super Lawyers as a top practitioner. He has litigated reported cases for the New York state and federal courts. Prior to practicing law, Mr.
Raysman was a systems engineer for IBM Corporation for six years. Mr. Raysman writes a monthly column on Technology Law for the New York Law Journal and is a member of the Practical Law Company Advisory Board for Intellectual Property & Technology.
Representative Transactional Matters
Represented a telecommunications company in a $1.2 billion outsourcing transaction with a global manufacturing company
Represented a transportation agency in a $1 billion acquisition of an automated fare collection system
Represented an international manufacturing company in a $500 million worldwide outsourcing of information technology to an international service provider
Represented a major hospital in a $350 million outsourcing with a major service provider
Stahl Management Corp. v. Conceptions Unlimited 554 F.Supp. 890 (Judge Duffy, S.D.N.Y., breach of computer contract)
H/R Stone, Inc. v. Phoenix Business Systems, Inc. 660 F.Supp. 351 (Judge Walker, S.D.N.Y., breach of computer contract)
Baby Togs, Inc. v. IMI Systems 205 A.D.2d 335, 613 N.Y.S.2d 168 (Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, New York, breach of computer contract)
Honors & Awards
The Best Lawyers in America guide,Information Technology Law, 2006-2015
Client Service All-Star, The BTI Consulting Group, Inc., 2014
Who's Who Legal 100: Information Technology, 2014
Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide, Outsourcing, 2009, 2013, 2014
The International Who's Who of Information Technology Lawyers, 2013
ChambersUSA- America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Technology & Outsourcing - New York, 2010-2014; Outsourcing - Nationwide, 2008-2014
New York Super Lawyers magazine, 2008-2014
Guide to the World's Leading Information Technology Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2011
The Best of the Best 2013, Information Technology, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides
The Best of the Best USA 2013, Information Technology, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides
Who's Who Legal, 2011
Practical Law Company, Intellectual Property & Technology Advisory Board
New York State Bar Association, Past Chair, Business Law Section, Past Chair, Finance Committee
New York State Bar Association, Special Committee on Prisoner Re-Entry, Vice Chair Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Patent Law Committee
International Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Technology Sections Licensing Executives Society, Co-Chair, New York City Chapter
M.I.T. Enterprise Forum, New York City Chapter, Secretary and Member of the Board International Technology Law Association, former Director
Children for Children Foundation, former Member of Finance Committee, former Board Member New York Bar Foundation, Board Member
Central Synagogue, former Member of Education Committee and Capital Campaign Committee
U.S. Army, 310th Military Police Company, 1968-1974
Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.
New York Connecticut
David Gavilan is Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel in the Legal Department of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in the Intellectual Property and Technology (IP&T) transactions group. David leads a team that supports JPMorgan’s Investment Bank across a wide spectrum of intellectual property and technology matters. He is also is the primary legal counsel to, and Secretary of, PricingDirect Inc., an affiliate of JPMorgan, which generates evaluation and analysis of over one million fixed income securities, derivatives, and hard-to-value assets daily. In addition to directing the summer intern program for the IP&T, David is a member of the firm’s IT Risk Leadership Committee and Business Resiliency Committee. David is also a leading innovator in the practice of law – he has run a paper-free legal practice using a tablet PC since 2003, and he has been an influential advocate for the use of collaborative technologies. David was admitted to the New York Bar in 1997 and the United States Supreme Court in 2002. He earned his law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Fordham University.