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October 28, 2021

Continuing the FinTech University series, Nelson Mullins attorneys Richard LevinCraig Nazzaro, and Kevin Tran are presenting on digital assets. The webinar will discuss digital assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Dogecoin, other tokens, and NFTs.

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Jason I. Epstein

Jason I. Epstein

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Jason is the co–head of the firm's technology and procurement industry group. Jason and the technology team provide legal services to buyers and sellers of technology both domestically and internationally in various industries, from FinTech and HealthIT to auto and manufacturing. Jason has experience in business and technology negotiations from both the vendor and buyer perspectives...

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Jason is the co–head of the firm's technology and procurement industry group. Jason and the technology team provide legal services to buyers and sellers of technology both domestically and internationally in various industries, from FinTech and HealthIT to auto and manufacturing. Jason has experience in business and technology negotiations from both the vendor and buyer perspectives including outsourcing, licensing and joint ventures, technology transfer, hardware and software development and acquisition, supply chain, privacy and security, blockchain, Internet of Things, cloud computing, cryptocurrency, and open source code. He and the team are also experienced in direct supply chain and indirect procurement for companies in various industries. Jason is an adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, teaching "Law of Cyberspace". 

He often serves as outside general counsel and relationship partner to companies in a variety of industries. His areas of focus include board governance, technology, venture capital and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, international commerce, and litigation. Whether advising clients of Fortune 500, mid–market, or small businesses (including under the SBA), he serves as an advisor to the C–Suite and inside General Counsel regarding business–related law.

Jason I. Epstein

including outsourcing, licensing and joint ventures, technology transfer, hardware and software development and acquisition, supply chain, privacy and security, blockchain, Internet of Things, cloud computing, cryptocurrency, and open source code. He and the team are also experienced in direct supply chain and indirect procurement for companies in various industries. Jason is an adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, teaching "Law of Cyberspace". 

He often serves as outside general counsel and relationship partner to companies in a variety of industries. His areas of focus include board governance, technology, venture capital and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, international commerce, and litigation. Whether advising clients of Fortune 500, mid–market, or small businesses (including under the SBA), he serves as an advisor to the C–Suite and inside General Counsel regarding business–related law.

Jason is the co–head of the firm's technology and procurement industry group. Jason and the technology team provide legal services to buyers and sellers of technology both domestically and internationally in various industries, from FinTech and HealthIT to auto and manufacturing. Jason has experience in business and technology negotiations from both the vendor and buyer perspectives... including outsourcing, licensing and joint ventures, technology transfer, hardware and software development and acquisition, supply chain, privacy and security, blockchain, Internet of Things, cloud computing, cryptocurrency, and open source code. He and the team are also experienced in direct supply chain and indirect procurement for companies in various industries. Jason is an adjunct professor at the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, teaching "Law of Cyberspace". 

He often serves as outside general counsel and relationship partner to companies in a variety of industries. His areas of focus include board governance, technology, venture capital and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, international commerce, and litigation. Whether advising clients of Fortune 500, mid–market, or small businesses (including under the SBA), he serves as an advisor to the C–Suite and inside General Counsel regarding business–related law.

Experience

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Experience

  • Outsourcing
  • Healthcare IT
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing
  • Hardware and software development and acquisition
  • Privacy and security
  • Cloud computing
  • Open source code
  • Procurement agreements
  • Outside general counsel to various healthcare and technology companies

Representative Transactions

  • Negotiated $20 million master agreement for paper manufacturer to outsource client’s IT security and infrastructure
  • Negotiated $500 million master agreement for global consumer goods manufacturer and retailer for outsourcing client’s customer service, online ordering, shipping, customer payment, and application development functions
  • Represented utility company in outsourcing its back office customer support services
  • Represented company in outsourcing management of back office and call center services
  • Represented company in outsourcing technology related to HR and accounting
  • Represented energy company in outsourcing bill print and mailing operations to a third party
  • Represented Fortune 100 in comprehensive IT outsourcing agreement involving entire IT department
  • Represented procurement department of Fortune 200 company in various purchasing and technology transactions
  • Represented HealthIT company as outside general counsel for all matters in extended care space
  • Counseled Internet hardware and services provider in selling VolP and related hardware, software and services to Fortune 50 company and in selling Internet hardware, routers and switchers to various Fortune 200 companies
  • Represent software development company as outside general counsel in all matters
  • Represented hospital chain in the acquisition of an Electronic Medical Records software system
  • Represented pathology laboratory draft and negotiate EMR donation software agreements
  • Represented managed services and cloud computing company drafting and negotiating its sales contracts
  • Represented corporate action financial software company in software licensing and services transaction with Fortune 100 financial company
  • Regularly worked with corporate clients to develop template documents for vendors and purchasers, such as Master agreements, services agreements, equipment agreements, license agreements, software development agreements maintenance agreements, and outsourcing agreements
  • Developed strategy and drafted electronic contracts for ISP company to govern all online services

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, JD (1996)
    • Student Materials Editor, Tennessee Law Review
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, BA, with highest honors (1992)

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • New York

Practice Areas

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  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Member
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Board Member, Nashville Technology Council
  • Cyberspace Law Committee, American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Nashville Entrepreneurial Center, Board Member (as of December 2015) 
  • Moderator, Nelson Mullins LeanIn Initiative
  • Adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University Law School, "The Law of Cyberspace" (Fall 2013–present)
  • Lifetime member, Friends of Children's Hospital
  • Basketball coach, West Nashville Sports League (WNSL) 
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