News Releases
April 26, 2018
Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to announce the addition of prominent technology and intellectual property attorney William A. Tanenbaum to its New York office. 

Tanenbaum joins the firm’s Technology Transactions & Data Privacy group and will serve as Co-Chair of the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Group.  His practice focuses on transactions, litigation, and strategic counseling in the intellectual property, technology, cybersecurity, health care IT and IP, financial services IT and IP, outsourcing and data-driven business sectors.         

“Bill is a trusted advisor on a wide array of technology transaction matters, including new technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, and our bringing top industry talent such as his to our firm is essential as Polsinelli continues to grow our Technology Transactions & Data Privacy group,” said Greg Kratofil, Chair of the practice. “Bill joins our nationwide team and will help us to continue to deliver actionable insights and creative solutions to our clients in a number of rapidly changing industries.”   

“Bill will be a great addition to our New York office’s strong and growing technology transactions, cybersecurity and data privacy work,” said Dan Flanigan, the Managing Partner of Polsinelli’s New York office. “His experience in creating innovative IT and IP structures to solve business problems, including in our current areas of strength such as healthcare and financial services, will be especially welcome.” 

“IT and data are transforming health care, and Bill’s broad knowledge and experience in Health Care IT and other industries will enhance our ability to provide strategic advice to our health care clients on adopting and leveraging new technologies to succeed in today’s health care environment,” said Matt Murer, Polsinelli’s Health Care Department Chair.  

Tanenbaum is a past President of the International Technology Law Association, and he was named “Lawyer of the Year” in IT in New York by US News & World Report/Best Lawyers, ranked in Band One in Technology & Outsourcing in New York and in Band Two nationally by Chambers, selected for the inaugural edition of Best Data Lawyers in Who’s Who Legal: Data 2018 and recognized as the 2017 Cyber Security Law Expert in New York by Global Law Experts.

Prior to joining Polsinelli, Tanenbaum was a partner at Arent Fox and Kaye Scholer.   He is a graduate of Brown University (degree with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa) and Cornell Law School.  

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices.  Polsinelli was named the 2018 “Law firm of the Year” in Health Care by US News & World Report.  Ranked #24 for Client Service Excellence1 and #10 for best client relationships2 among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli was also named among the top 20 best-known firms in the nation.3 The firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation.    Polsinelli PC | In California, Polsinelli LLP


12018 BTI Client Service A-Team Report
22017 BTI Industry Power Rankings
32017 BTI Brand Elite

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