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Julia M. Siripurapu

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Education

  • University of New Hampshire (JD, Intellectual Property/Business Law, magna cum laude, 2007)
  • University of South Carolina (MA, International Law and Courts, 2004)
  • University of South Carolina (BA, International Relations/Spanish, magna cum laude, 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Languages

  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Julia is a Member in our Corporate & Securities section and a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP). She focuses her practice on commercial transactions involving technology, intellectual property, and data privacy and security and has extensive experience and industry knowledge in information technology, business process and information technology outsourcing, cloud computing, software licensing, and data privacy and security compliance. Julia works with a broad variety of domestic and international clients with a particular focus on the financial services and healthcare sectors. She regularly advises clients of all sizes, from start-ups to large private and public companies, in the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of complex domestic and cross-border transactions directed to the use, transfer, and development of technology and other intellectual property assets and helps clients navigate sensitive risk allocation issues, such as liability caps, representations and warranties, indemnities, service levels, data privacy and security obligations, disengagement options, and source code escrow mechanisms.

In her data privacy and security practice, Julia counsels clients on data collection, use, protection, and ownership, including Big Data, arising from the operation of technology systems and devices, provides privacy advice on product development from design to launch, reviews and negotiates data privacy and information security requirements in commercial agreements, and drafts consumer-facing agreements such as FAQs, disclosures, user agreements, permissions, privacy policies, and terms of use.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin in 2007, Julia worked as a legal intern at a national investment firm in the intellectual property and licensing group. She was also a senior litigation clerk for the Honorable Amy W. McCulloch of the Richland County Probate Court of Columbia, South Carolina, and a Summer Associate at Mintz Levin in 2006. From January through May 2007, Julia was a legal intern at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs, where she drafted sponsored research agreements, intellectual property and nondisclosure agreements, and assisted in the agreement negotiation process.

Representative Matters

  • Represented large financial institution in multiyear, multi-million dollar deals to outsource business process services and information technology services to three major international outsourcing service providers
  • Recurring representation of large financial institutions in the procurement of cloud-based IT infrastructure (IaaS) from leading cloud providers
  • Represented large financial institution in the procurement of a cloud based, enterprise-level financial management and human capital management platform
  • Represented global healthcare technology company in structuring, drafting, and negotiation of an agreement with a global home care provider for the commercial launch of remote care services powered by sensor-based IoT technology and supported by a healthcare analytics platform
  • Represented large financial institution in the outsourcing of a critical, regulatory business function to an industry-leading service provider
  • Recurring representation of a major financial services institution in connection with the provision of back- and middle-office technology and business process services to broker-dealers to which the institution also provides clearing services
  • Represented large financial institution in the simultaneous outsourcing of two core regulated business functions to an industry-leading service provider
  • Counseled a client in the health care industry in the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of a complex international outsourcing deal for procurement of administrative services
  • Provided counsel on an advanced Web-based care management platform, and handled recurring negotiations of strategic license arrangements with large health plans, and exclusive distributor relationships and other marketing alliances, on behalf of an innovative health IT software company

Recognitions & Awards

  • Participant in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Boston’s Future Leaders Program (2016 - 2017)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star: IT/Outsourcing; Technology Transactions (2013 - 2016)
  • Participant in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Program (2013 - 2014)
  • Yacos Prize (named for Bankruptcy Judge James E. Yacos) for exceptional merit in commercial legal studies

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association