Your Attorney for Technology, Contracts, Privacy, Start-Ups, Corporate Matters and Public Affairs
"Andrew's software licensing/professional services know-how was second to none."
He has over 10 years experience working with large and small clients, providing responsive service to reach business goals. He provides personal service, big firm trained and Fortune 500 experience at small firm prices.
He received his J.D. from George Washington University where he served on the International Law Review and was VP of the Intellectual Property Law Association.
Posted on Mar 5, 2017
"Capable, efficient, and helped rethink the strategy."
Posted on Feb 22, 2017
"Andrew is a very smart and resourceful person whom I have counted on both professionally and personally. As an attorney he is top notch and researches every last detail and or possibility in every situation I have thrown at him. He has always reduced our risk and negotiated diligently on my behalf. He defines grace under pressure and can usually defuse tricky situations with minimal exposure."
Posted on Jan 24, 2017
"Andrew did a wonderful job of leading me through the process of creating a contract. He asked me all of the right questions in all of the right ways, understood the scope of work that I needed from him, and was knowledgeable and approachable through the entire process. I'm very confident in the work that he performed on my behalf."
Posted on Feb 16, 2016
"Great to work with!"
Posted on Jan 3, 2015
"Andrew was responsive and provided useful guidance on our trademark search."
Posted on Dec 29, 2014
Lachman and Associates
Jan 2014 - Present
Work closely with C-level executives to assess and manage risk for clients.
Drafted and negotiated NDAs, subcontractor agreements, referral agreements, web and complex technology development agreements, SaaS/PaaS licenses, privacy policies and TOU for domestic and international deals (UK, EU, Canada), including creating template agreements for start-up clients. Managed corporate and IP functions.
Senior Legal Counsel
Mar 2011 - Dec 2014
Worked with sales department to review all legal aspects of new products, negotiate technology consulting, complex custom software development, SaaS, e-commerce, outsourcing and IT managed services contracts with Fortune 1000 clients and subcontractors support HR operations and corporate functions.
Vice President of Legal Affairs for Information Technology
Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
Worked with business units to negotiate and draft over 300 IT-related contracts, outsourcing agreements, SaaS licenses RFPs and Statements of Work for studio operations and in support of media, DVD, production and security operations.
Jan 2007 - Dec 2007
Negotiated and drafted all subcontractor and outbound service agreements for technology consulting and managed services for 300 employee company with three international offices.
Managed employment and immigration law issues for company.
Conducted due diligence reviews of company acquisitions.
Law Offices of Andrew Lachman
Feb 2002 - Jan 2007
Drafted corporate documents, entity formation documents, contracts and licenses for interactive entertainment industry.
Lipow & Harris
Dec 2003 - Apr 2006
Drafted complaints, motions and discovery documents in connection with state business litigation.
Conducted research and drafted memoranda on litigation issues.
Appeared in state court to argue motions.
Engaged in discovery, including deposing witnesses, drafting discovery documents and conducting research.
Jan 1999 - Dec 2001
Co-Chaired company privacy practices and government affairs operations for company, reviewed all new products for legal compliance, managed company intellectual property and all internal technology licensing operations for pre-IPO technology and content company