Heather S. Bethancourt represents clients in information technology and business process outsourcing transactions, with an emphasis on human resources issues. In addition, she represents clients in strategic supply agreements, manufacturing and distribution agreements, technology licensing, technology maintenance and service agreements, technology development, cloud-computing transactions such as software as a service (SaaS) arrangements, and strategic alliances. Heather also advises clients on technology and intellectual property issues that arise under other corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Her experience with other commercial contracts includes representing clients in sponsorship, logistics, independent contractor, contingent labor and recruiting services agreements.
Heather has extensive experience representing clients in the health care, financial services, energy and utility, retail, technology and telecommunications industries.
Prior to attending law school, Heather worked for six years with an employment services firm negotiating and managing employee outsourcing relationships with information technology and manufacturing companies. While in law school, Heather served as administrative editor of the SMU Law Review Association. She authored the "Personnel and Human Resources Matters" chapter of the legal treatise on outsourcing titled Outsourcing: Laws and Business published by Law Journal Press.