Jason D. Krieser - McDermott Will & Emery


Jason Krieser is the co-head of the Firm’s Technology & Outsourcing Practice, and the office managing partner for Dallas. He advises clients on all aspects of technology transactions, outsourcing matters, telecommunications and other complex commercial contracts, including artificial intelligence, (AI), digital health, telecommunications and robotic process automation arrangements. He is an internationally recognized advisor on outsourcing matters, including information technology (IT), business process (finance and accounting, human resources, logistics and facilities management) and offshore issues. He also handles technology development and licensing matters, joint ventures, strategic alliances, manufacturing agreements, key supply and distribution agreements, enterprise blockchain applications, other complex service agreements, Internet of Things (IoT) and e-commerce matters. Jason also regularly works on digital health matters, data licensing and strategy issues and mobile applications. He has handled cloud-computing transactions for the past 20 years, including software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) transactions.

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  • Represented Nokia Corporation in a global IT infrastructure outsourcing services agreement with Hewlett-Packard
  • Represented Monsanto in three major IT outsourcing transactions including (1) a global data center transaction, (2) a helpdesk services transaction and (3) an applications development and maintenance transaction
  • Represented TXU Electric in an applications, development and maintenance outsourcing services agreement with Accenture

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  • The Best Lawyers of America, Information Technology Law and IT Outsourcing Law, 2013-2024, “Lawyer of the Year”, 2020 and 2022
  • Chambers USA, Technology, Outsourcing and/or Communications and Band 1 in Texas, Technology: Outsourcing, 2004-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, Leading Lawyer in Outsourcing, 2016-2023
  • Chambers Global, Outsourcing, 2020

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  • The YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, two-term member of the board of directors
  • The Make-a-Wish Foundation, trained and qualified as a “Wish Granter”


University of Minnesota Law School, JD, cum laude, 1996
University of Nebraska, BS, with highest distinction, 1993

Nebraska (Inactive)