Meighan O'Reardon is a counsel in the law firm’s Global Sourcing practice and is located in the Washington, DC office. She currently focuses on technology transactions, including information technology and business process outsourcing transactions; software licensing and development arrangements; intellectual property contracts; and other related corporate transactions. Ms. O’Reardon also regularly advises on data use and privacy matters.
Ms. O’Reardon’s sourcing experience spans all phases of a transaction, ranging from initial bid preparation through contract negotiation, implementation, relationship governance, and renewals. Ms. O’Reardon has worked on IT infrastructure outsourcings; payroll, accounts payable, human resources, help desk and back office outsourcings; application development deals; offshore outsourcing arrangements; information technology consulting agreements; and software and hardware contracts. Additionally, Ms.O’Reardon negotiates and drafts a wide range of technology agreements including application service provider, hosting, end-user licensing, non-disclosure, and teaming agreements. She represents clients in multiple industry sectors including financial services, healthcare, media, entertainment, not-for-profit, and consumer products.
During law school, Ms. O'Reardon was a summer associate and law clerk at the firm supporting both the Global Sourcing and Intellectual Property groups.
Before practicing law, Ms. O’Reardon was a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers where she worked on information systems development and implementation projects. Ms. O’Reardon also previously held consulting positions with Booz Allen Hamilton and ICF Consulting related to information security and critical infrastructure protection. As a consultant with Booz Allen and ICF, Ms. O’Reardon worked on engagements with the Department of Homeland Security and other Federal agencies supporting U.S. infrastructure protection policy including drafting the initial version of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan. Ms. O’Reardon’s work also involved supporting several cybersecurity initiatives including assisting with private sector engagement and information sharing.
American Bar Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals (Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) since 2007)
magna cum laude
with great distinction