David N. Guedry

David N. Guedry


McDermott Will & Emery

Recognized since 2006

Dallas, Texas

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law

IT Outsourcing Law

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David Guedry is a partner in the Dallas office. He is nationally recognized for more than 25 years of leadership in advising global service providers and Fortune 1000 companies on complex outsourcing relationships, including assisting with developing legal, operational, and business strategies, and translating strategy into the practical negotiation and documentation of deals.

David has significant experience managing the complexities of IT and telecommunication outsourcing agreements; business process outsourcing arrangements, with an emphasis on HR and F&A outsourcing; distribution relationships; licensing arrangements; and joint ventures, strategic alliances, and teaming relationships.

Although David’s primary emphasis is on working with technology businesses, a wide range of clients look to him for guidance. He has handled billions of dollars of outsourcing and other arrangements for former and current leading providers such as EDS, Perot Systems, CGI Group, Hewitt, Unisys, HCL among others. He represents large multinational retailers, manufacturers, airlines, and other service companies in their contractual relationships with technology services providers. David similarly advised a Big Four accounting firm in the structuring of a global delivery model for a new outsourcing services offering.

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Location
  • 2501 North Harwood Street, Suite 1900
    Dallas, TX 75201-1664
Education
  • University of San Diego, J.D., graduated 1986
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • IT Outsourcing Law, Dallas/Fort Worth (2019)
  • Information Technology Law, Dallas/Fort Worth (2018)
  • IT Outsourcing Law, Dallas/Fort Worth (2017)
  • Information Technology Law, Dallas (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Information Technology Law
  • IT Outsourcing Law
Awards:
  • Best Lawyers - "IT Outsourcing Law Lawyer of the Year" in Dallas for 2017
  • Best Lawyers - "Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year" in Dallas for 2012
  • 2014 Client Choice Award for Information Technology Law - Texas, published by Lexology and The International Law Office
  • Chambers Global (2007-2018) and Chambers USA (2005-2018) — ranked in the first tier globally for Outsourcing and nationally for business process outsourcing and in Texas for technology and IT outsourcing
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Communications Law

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