Sam Genovese - McDermott Will & Emery


Sam focuses his practice on technology transactions, outsourcing and other commercial transactions. Sam counsels clients in a wide variety of technology transactions, including cloud computing, software licenses, technology development and licensing agreements, e-commerce arrangements, software-as-a-service (SaaS), technology maintenance and service agreements and software compliance audits. In addition, he represents clients in information technology and business process outsourcing transactions. Sam also has experience in transactional matters related to data privacy and cybersecurity.

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  • Drafted a data privacy agreement as part of the acquisition of a data analytics company in the hospitality industry*
  • Negotiated contractual terms with a technology-service vendor pursuant to a potential comprehensive forensic review of client’s network environment*
  • Drafted an advice of counsel letter regarding destruction of millions of patron records for multi-national hospitality firm*

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  • Dallas Bar Association, member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, member


SMU Dedman School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2017
University of Maryland, BA, 2012


US District Court for the Northern District of Texas