1701 Market St.//Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921//United States
Katherine B. O’Keefe focuses her practice on technology, outsourcing and commercial transactions. Katherine regularly assists clients in structuring, negotiating, restructuring and terminating information technology (IT) outsourcing and business process outsourcing (BPO) agreements, technology agreements including software as a service (SaaS) and cloud deals, and commercial contracts such as supply agreements. Katherine represents clients from a diverse range of industries, including the technology, retail, financial services, and health insurance industries.
In her practice, Katherine collaborates with clients and their external consultants to structure and negotiate deals designed to meet defined business and cost objectives, mitigate risks and comply with regulatory and other legal requirements.
Katherine’s experience includes performing targeted contract due diligence and handling third-party consent arrangements for clients.
Katherine is a contributor to the firm’s Sourcing@MorganLewis blog on developments and issues related to sourcing and technology.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Katherine was an Assistant City Solicitor with the City of Philadelphia Law Department, where her practice focused on advising the City in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. While in law school, Katherine served as a notes editor for the William & Mary Law Review, where her note was selected for publication.
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2014
William and Mary School of Law, 2011, J.D.
Brown University, 2006, A.B., Economics, Magna Cum Laude