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Business and Technology Law

Maeder Law Office


Maeder Law Office is dedicated to helping clients achieve their business goals. We do this by learning each client’s business and industry and partnering with them in a collaborative manner. Our Connecticut-based practice provides legal services for clients ranging from entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, technology companies, cloud computing, and established companies in the areas of business law, contracts, technology transactions, privacy, and outside general counsel services for ongoing legal support.


Maeder Law Office lawyer(s) brings a well-rounded combination of legal, IT, and business experience to developing solutions for clients that balance their business and legal interests. We offer a range of services that help clients navigate laws and regulations, identify and manage risk, comply with  privacy and data security laws and regulations, and further their business objectives.  Legal services that Maeder Law Office business lawyers offer support with include regulatory compliance, business contracts, technology transactions, websites and internet, cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) agreements, managed services, software licensing, intellectual property, employment law, and compliance with privacy and data security laws such as HIPAA.  Additionally, we provide corporate counsel support for strategic initiatives and routine day-to-day business operational issues. Maeder Law Office works in a variety of industries, including information technology, cloud computing, health care, manufacturing, professional services, wholesale trade, and transportation. 


As part of our practice, we offer personalized attention, competitive rates, and alternative fee arrangements for our clients. It is our mission to provide practical and cost-effective legal services that help each client achieve their business goals.


Maeder Law Office provides legal counsel to a variety of industries in the following practice areas:



Outside General Counsel Services and Commercial Contracts


Our outside general counsel services provide small and medium-sized businesses with ongoing corporate counsel for routine day-to-day business operational matters.  Maeder Law Office's business contracts practice offers structuring, drafting, review, and negotiation of business contracts for key business relationships and business arrangements, including distribution agreements, licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, sales representative, employee, software licensing, independent contractor, consulting, information technology agreements, customer-facing, and vendor contracts. Additionally, we provide assistance in developing corporate policies and procedures, website privacy policies, and website terms of service that are tailored for each client's unique needs.


Employment Law Counseling


Maeder Law Office drafts and reviews employment and non-compete agreements. We also provide general corporate counsel with regard to employment laws and regulations, including wage and hour, employee classification, anti-discrimination, and FMLA compliance.


Technology Transactions & Cloud Computing Agreements


Our attorneys provide legal counsel regarding information technology transactions and cloud somputing agreements on behalf of suppliers, developers, and customer end-users for clients ranging from technology startups and cloud computing companies to small businesses, medium-sized businesses, and large corporations.  Technology agreements that we structure, review, draft, and negotiate include information technology outsourcing, IT professional services contracts, computer hardware leases, software licenses,  SaaS agreements, and software development agreements.


The founder of Maeder Law Office, attorney Linda Maeder, has a special interest in information  technology-related matters. She has an undergraduate degree in computer science and previously worked in the information technology industry as a computer analyst at a major computer and IT services company and as national account executive at a leading multinational publicly traded information technology services company. Attorney Maeder’s information technology industry experience allows her to understand the business drivers and technical aspects of technology transactions and appropriately address related legal issues in IT contracts.



Privacy & Data Security


We help businesses navigate the requirements of  privacy and data security laws, including health privacy regulatory requirements under HIPAA and HITECH. We advise companies on compliance with privacy and data security issues, assisting them in ensuring that their data collection, processing, and sharing practices, privacy policies, transactions, and contractual arrangements comply with relevant privacy and data security laws and regulations. Our goal is to understand each client’s business, data, and technology, and provide counsel that is tailored for their specific needs.


Intellectual Property


Maeder Law Office offers general counseling on copyright and trademark law. We also advise on trade secret protection.  Our services include handling business agreements involving copyrights, trademarks, and information technology. This includes drafting nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, licensing agreements, collaboration agreements, and distribution agreements.