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  • Education
    • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1990
    • A.B., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, 1987
Leslie F. Spasser handles complex technology and related transactions for clients in the media and entertainment, communications health care, automotive and financial services industries. Leveraging eight years of in-house experience as well as her work as outside counsel, Leslie provides practical counsel and guidance to clients on complicated technology and privacy issues. She works closely with their business and legal teams to understand and help them achieve their key objectives. 

Typical transactions that Leslie handles involve one or more of the following: Cloud computing/hosted services; technology and media licensing; video programming distribution; outsourcing; advertising and new technology development and deployment. Leslie also provides counseling on privacy and data security issues and compliance with applicable privacy and data security laws as well as industry self-regulatory guidelines (such as for Internet marketing, direct marketing, and mobile marketing).
  • Drafted and negotiated production agreements with production companies on behalf of major cable television networks
  • Represent broadcast television stations in the acquisition of programming content including pilot and series development
  • Represented major cable television networks in the drafting and negotiation of distribution agreements with large multichannel video programming providers (cable and satellite) for linear, on-demand and streaming video programming
  • Represent large, national media and internet companies, technology companies, financial institutions and emerging growth companies
  • Negotiate and provide strategic counsel regarding complex technology agreements for clients on the vendor and the customer side
  • Negotiate content and data licensing and distribution agreements
  • Counsel clients regarding technology development and licensing
  • Negotiate cloud computing/hosted services agreements
  • Negotiate trademark license agreements
  • Counsel clients on privacy and data security, communications and consumer protection law and regulation
  • Negotiate strategic sourcing agreements and distribution agreements for clients across industries
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Co-Author, Associate of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Georgia's Fall 2020 Newsletter
September 2020
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June 19, 2019
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June 19, 2019
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Author, The Tambellini Group
March 20, 2019
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Cloud Services Negotiation: Tips for Reducing Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks
Co-author, ABA Information Security Committee Information Law Journal, Winter 2019: Volume 10, Issue 1
Winter 2018