Partner at White & Case LLP
Erin Hanson is a partner in White & Case’s technology transactions practice, within the firm’s global mergers and acquisitions group and global IP group. She is also a member of White & Case’s global technology industry core group.
Ms Hanson is a transactional attorney, specialising in transactions and counselling involving intellectual property and technology. She offers clients legal and commercial advice on all types of standalone IP and technology matters, including software, content and data licensing, development and services agreements, evaluation and testing agreements, strategic alliances and collaborations, and distribution, outsourcing and ‘as a service’ arrangements. Ms Hanson also advises on the IP and technology aspects of M&A, private equity and other corporate transactions, including acquisitions, divestments, carve-outs and joint ventures. Her work includes representing both strategic and financial clients across a number of industries, including social media, software, hardware, telecommunications, clean technology, data and analytics, digital health and financial services. Ms Hanson’s recent transactions have involved a wide variety of technologies, including e-commerce, platform technologies, artificial intelligence, autonomous driving and the Internet of Things.
Ms Hanson has gained valuable experience working on secondment at a global technology company. Her clients also benefit from her strong international experience, as she has practised in both Australia and the United States.