Nigel Stark is a partner in the Dallas office and focuses his practice in technology transactions and information technology outsourcing. He advises both customers and vendors in an array of commercial and non-commercial technology-related issues, such as software licensing, software development, IT services, software as a service (SaaS), cloud computing, e-commerce, open source issues, business process outsourcing, and IT outsourcing. He also advises clients in joint venture and co-development arrangements and works with clients in the creation of enterprise-wide policies and strategies regarding emerging technologies.
In addition, Mr. Stark works closely with technology-based startup companies on a variety of issues, including formation, business planning, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, and everyday matters. He also advises seed and early-stage investors, particularly venture capital and angel investors, in their investments in high-tech companies.
Nigel joined K&L Gates in 2013 from another large international law firm where he focused on the technology industry, and prior to his legal practice, he worked in the Washington State legislature.