Press Release

Morgan Lewis Launches Commercial, Technology, and Outsourcing Transactions Blog

May 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2014: Morgan Lewis today announced the launch of a new resource on trends affecting commercial, technology, and outsourcing transactions. Sourcing@MorganLewis will cover key issues, pitfalls, and best practices for commercial contract lawyers and sourcing professionals. The blog will be managed by Barbara Melby and Raghav Kohli, and feature content by lawyers from our Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions practice, with guest bloggers from other practice areas. It can be found online at

A partner in Morgan Lewis’s Global Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions Practice, Ms. Melby supports clients with outsourcing, strategic alliance, complex services, and other commercial transactions. Ms. Melby also assists clients with a wide spectrum of technology and data acquisition, implementation and service agreements. One of the leading outsourcing attorneys in the United States, Ms. Melby co-authored two of the seminal works in the outsourcing field: Information Technology Outsourcing: Process, Strategies, and Contracts and Business Process Outsourcing: Process, Strategies, and Contracts.

Mr. Kohli is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Global Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions Practice. Mr. Kohli regularly drafts and negotiates a broad range of agreements for his clients, including software licensing agreements, data licensing and subscription agreements, consulting and services agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements, e-commerce agreements, and joint venture agreements.

The Morgan Lewis Global Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions Practice offers a highly focused skill set, thoroughly integrated with the other legal practices that Morgan Lewis clients have traditionally relied on for more than 130 years. Our lawyers, who are recognized leaders in this area, work with clients to determine realistic objectives for the outsourcing, develop a set of business requirements that will meet those objectives and ultimately achieve a deal that reflects those business requirements. The Global Outsourcing, Technology, and Commercial Transactions Group includes lawyers in eight offices spanning the North American, European and Asia Pacific markets, making Morgan Lewis's Global Outsourcing Group one of the most globally diverse outsourcing practices in the world.