Claire Superfine Schneider

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  • Boston University School of Law (JD, summa cum laude)
  • Dartmouth College (BA, cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Claire, an attorney in the firm’s Licensing & Technology Transactions Practice as well as a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), advises clients on complex commercial transactions concerning the use, transfer, and development of technology and other IP assets. Her experience includes transactions involving technology licensing and development, systems integration, cloud computing, outsourcing, and strategic collaborations, and she has experience in data privacy and security matters, including relating to data transfers, access and sharing.

Claire has a broad variety of clients, with a particular focus within the financial services and health care industries. Her sector-specific knowledge deepened during a secondment to a large national financial services company. She also has an extensive body of work with digital health services companies as well as companies incorporating artificial intelligence (“AI”) into their products and services.

In all interactions and transactions, Claire brings her background as a former commercial and patent litigator. She has particular experience representing established and start-up technology, biotech, and energy companies in a variety of complex civil litigation matters and disputes, with an emphasis on cases involving licensing matters and breach of contract issues. She has also conducted comprehensive technology license analyses.

Representative Matters

  • Recurring representation of large financial institution in a set of transactions to outsource key investment portfolio accounting functions and trading platform functions.
  • Recurring representation of large financial institution in structuring data licensing arrangements with data aggregators to enable financial services customers to share personal financial data with consumer-oriented personal finance tools. 
  • Represented academic medical center in negotiation of a transaction for the procurement of a software as a service (SaaS) care management platform to be used to support the health system’s population health initiatives. 
  • Representation of multiple digital health companies starting to commercialize products, which include a patient reporting and diagnostic SaaS tool and portable imaging.
  • Recurring representation of insurance technology company commercializing AI-based SaaS product. 
  • Recurring representation of large financial institution to acquire rights to use variety of SaaS platforms for various IT functionality, security and risk services and data subscription services products.
  • Represented large financial institution in outsourcing of marketing and media services.
  • Represented start-up social media platform with academic funding. 
  • Ongoing representation of healthcare data analytics platform acquiring rights to data sources and developing strategic business partnerships. 
  • Represented large financial institution in contract negotiations with significant international infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms.

Following law school, Claire was a law clerk for The Honorable Richard G. Stearns in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and for the Honorable Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall and the Honorable Associate Justice Fernande Duffly of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. 

Prior to law school, Claire worked for several years as a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton and also at an international NGO in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Boston Bar Association