Axiom for the Technology Industry

Axiom matches world-class legal talent to the complex needs of Technology businesses, enabling them to embrace innovation and mitigate risk.

The challenge

Legal departments within the Technology industry must move at the speed of innovation while navigating a shifting regulatory landscape.

Balance the need for speed, risk tolerance, and business alignment with attorneys who are pragmatic business counselors.

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As a lawyer in a technology company, you need to be able to anticipate where the company will want to go. You need to help them keep options open, but also keep them out of trouble.
Rakesh Ramde Axiom Technology Lawyer

Anticipate needs while keeping ahead

REGULATIONS ARE EVOLVING

Over 120 major jurisdictions have implemented or are implementing new data privacy regulations

DATA SECURITY IS KEY

1 in 4 Chief Legal Officers have worked in companies that have experienced a data breach, according to the ACC CLO Report

HIRING IS CHALLENGING

Hiring cannot keep up with the pace of business – only 65% of open roles in emerging technology were filled in 2018

Reimagine your legal department

Our support can be structured to meet your needs, with a single secondee or a team solution, to offer support in areas that include:

Commercial agreements
IT licensing and procurement, SaaS agreements, outsourcing agreements

Technology counseling
Product counseling, cloud computing/SaaS advice and counsel, strategic partnership and alliances

Data privacy
Regulatory compliance (including GDPR and CCPA), flexible subject matter expertise, ongoing privacy program management

Playbook development and process improvements
Playbook development, template development, streamlining overflow resources

 

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business-professionals

260+

Technology engagements in 2019

75+

Technology clients in 2019

500+

Legal professionals specializing in technology, data privacy, and IP

Why work with Axiom?

Build Your Team
  • 220+ Technology lawyers with prior experience in complex technology transactions, IP, technology product counsel, cloud computing, and SaaS
  • 200+ Data privacy lawyers
  • 70+ IP lawyers
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Access lawyers with experience in over 100 legal specialties
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices
  • 4 out of 5 top technology businesses served
  • 10+ year relationships with 2 of the largest technology companies in the world
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to minimize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success

Why work with Axiom?

Access world-class technology talent
  • 220+ Technology lawyers with prior experience in complex technology transactions, IP, technology product counsel, cloud computing, and SaaS
  • 200+ Data privacy lawyers
  • 70+ IP lawyers
Build a dynamic technology legal team
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Access lawyers with experience in over 100 legal specialties
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices
Work with a partner who understands the technology business
  • 4 out of 5 top technology businesses served
  • 10+ year relationships with 2 of the largest technology companies in the world
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to minimize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success
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The Emerging Role of Product Counsel

Axiom and Above the Law brought together product counsel leaders from PayPal, Facebook/WhatsApp, and Amazon Alexa for a webinar to discuss what companies can look for in, and how lawyers can build a career as, product counsel.

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Your CCPA questions answered

Axiom lawyer Sue Gomez outlines what companies need to know now that CCPA is live.

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CCPA and beyond

Data privacy regulations are increasing. Axiom lawyers offer insider advice on how companies can prepare.

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Chad Woodford

A unique path to product and business counsel at the heart of Silicon Valley: "What we’re really offering are legal professionals who’ve been around the block in the industry, have solid experience with major tech companies, and can hit the ground running because of that experience.”

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Case study

Agile Talent Partnership with Salesforce

Over the course of a year, Axiom has provided a dozen lawyers to Salesforce to support legal teams working on inbound contracts, compliance, patents, general commercial and product work, and mergers and acquisitions.

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