Vito Petretti’s practice focus is technology and outsourcing matters. Clients regularly turn to him to draft and negotiate domestic and international outsourcing service agreements for a variety of business processes, such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, and procurement. Within the realm of information technology, Vito drafts and negotiates agreements for software licensing, hardware purchases and leases, data licensing and subscriptions, website hosting and development, and other technology-related agreements, including system implementation, joint venture, and strategic alliance agreements.
Vito also works on a range of commercial matters such as supply and distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements, consulting and service agreements, marketing and advertising agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other documents and agreements in support of sourcing and supply chain operations.
Vito consistently shares information and insights through Morgan Lewis’s blog, Tech & Sourcing @ Morgan Lewis. He has written or co-authored several articles on aspects of outsourcing and technology for a variety of industry publications including for financing and accounting, banking, media, and human resources professionals.
Montclair State University, 1996, M.A.
Rutgers University, 1994, B.A.
Villanova University School of Law, 1999, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Ranked, Outsourcing, New York, Chambers USA (2021)
Next Generation Partner, Media, technology and telecoms: Outsourcing, The Legal 500 US (2020, 2021)
Recommended, Media, technology and telecoms: Technology transactions, The Legal 500 US (2019–2021)
Recommended, M&A/corporate and commercial - Commercial deals and contracts, The Legal 500 US (2013, 2015-2018, 2020)
Ranked, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2011, 2013–2015)
Ranked, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)