Jim Alberg is a partner in the law firm's Global Sourcing practice, focusing on representing customers in multinational information technology and business process outsourcings, software licensing and distribution, and related corporate transactions. Mr. Alberg is often involved in the full life cycle of the transactions and has worked on a number of second generation transactions for which he structured the first generation. Pillsbury Global Sourcing is the largest customer focused sourcing practice in the world with over 50 professionals, providing integrated legal and consulting services.
Mr. Alberg is a member of the firm’s Managing Board and its Strategy and Advancement of Women Committees. For nearly ten years before that he served as chair of the Global Sourcing Practice. He has over 30 years of experience in technology-related transactions.
Prior to joining the firm in 1996, Mr. Alberg was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of D&B Software, then the world's sixth-largest software company. His 15-year career with Dun & Bradstreet involved managing the legal affairs of D&B's global software and computer time sharing businesses including software licensing and distribution transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, intellectual property, and litigation. Before joining D&B, Mr. Alberg held attorney positions with GE and Citibank.
Mr. Alberg is a frequent speaker on technology transaction-related matters, including presentations to ITech Law, Practicing Law Institute, the Northern Virginia High Technology Council, the Computer Law and Intellectual Property Sections of the Georgia Bar, the Massachusetts Software Council, and the Boston Bar Association.
He is a member of the District of Columbia, New York, Massachusetts and Georgia (inactive) bars.
- Chambers Global, Outsourcing—USA (2009-2015)
- Chambers USA, Outsourcing—National, Technology & IT Outsourcing—DC (2006-2015)
- Legal 500 US, Outsourcing—Leading Lawyer (2008-2014)
- PLC Which Lawyer?, Telcoms Media and IT, IT and E-Commerce—Washington, DC (2007)
- Best of the Best USA, Information Technology, Euromoney/Legal Media Group (2009, 2011)
- IAM Licensing 250, Technology Licensing, Intellectual Asset Management Magazine (2010-2011)
ITech Law; American Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Massachusetts