Business and Technology Law Firm

Maeder Law Office is a business and technology law firm dedicated to helping our 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 business law and IT practice provides legal services for clients ranging from entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, and established companies in the areas of business law and contracts, commercial contracts, compliance with laws and regulations, IT agreements, outsourcing, software, privacy, data protection, data security, and corporate counsel business services for legal support.

Maeder Law Office business lawyer(s) brings a well-rounded combination of legal, IT computer and software, and business experience to developing solutions for clients that balance their business and legal interests. Our IT and business attorney(s) offer clients a range of customized 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 and IT attorneys offer support with include regulatory compliance, business contracts, IT and software agreements, technology transactions, websites and internet, cloud computing, 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 and GDPR. Additionally, we provide corporate counsel legal 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, advertising, 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:

  • corporate counsel business services
  • commercial contracts
  • intellectual property
  • employment
  • technology transactions & cloud services agreements
  • privacy & data security

Corporate Counsel Services and Commercial Contracts

Our corporate counsel services provides small and medium-sized businesses with ongoing corporate counsel from an experienced business lawyer(s) for routine day-to-day business operational matters. For larger organizations that have in-house counsel, Maeder Law Office offers additional legal support capabilties on a flexible outsourced basis. Business clients may retain us to act as their outside general counsel for convenient access to an experienced corporate and business law attorney who is already familiar with their business operations. As part of our corporate counsel services, we provide routine contract support as well as managing and liaising with specialized outside counsel.

Maeder Law Office’s business and commercial contracts practice offers structuring, drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts for key business relationships and business arrangements, including distribution agreements, licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, sales representative, employee, software licensing, independent contractor, consulting, IT 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.

Our business contracts review practice is helpful for those clients who have been presented with a proposed contract and are seeking assistance with evaluating the contract terms and conditions to ensure that it aligns with their business objectives, and develop alternative contract terms that align more closely with their interests.

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 and SaaS Contracts, Software & IT Outsourcing  Agreements

Our IT and software attorney(s) provide legal counsel in connection with a wide range of IT and computer software agreements, including cloud computing, SaaS, outsourcing, and software 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. Information 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 and knowledge of IT and computer software-related legal matters. She has an undergraduate degree in computer science from a top-ranked university for computer science, in addition to professional experience working in the IT industry as a computer analyst at a major computer and IT services company. and experience as a national account executive at a leading multinational publicly traded information technology services company where she sold IT services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies. Attorney Maeder’s software and IT 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 Protection & Cybersecurity

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.

We invite you to contact us at 860-836-8338 or info@maeder-law to schedule a free consultation with a business lawyer. You can also contact us here. We look forward to speaking with you.

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