Vinny Sanchez is the Global Co-chair of DLA Piper's Technology Transactions and Strategic Sourcing practice and is highly recognized as a leading IT and outsourcing lawyer by The Legal 500 and Chambers.

Vinny advises clients in complex technology, strategic sourcing/outsourcing and commercial transactions as well as with respect to governance, workouts and disputes relating to such transactions. His strategic sourcing/outsourcing experience involves the outsourcing of key business and technology operations, such as information technology (application development/management, infrastructure, etc.), human resources, facilities management, finance, accounting, supply chain management, research and development, networks/telecommunications, and other key operational functions. He represents clients in connection with large-scale global implementation and transformation projects, including the migration of key business processes to cloud-based services. He also represents clients on matters involving the development of strategic sourcing programs, technology acquisitions and divestitures, data center/co-location agreements, technology joint ventures, strategic alliances, collaborations, licensing and the distribution and commercialization of technology and data assets.

In the area of digital strategic asset management, Vinny advises clients in navigating the legal and operational risks associated with the digital transformation of the enterprise and the evolution of business models that leverage both technology and data as strategic assets to be optimized and potentially monetized. He works with clients through their digital journey, including navigating the phases of ideation/incubation, innovation and commercialization or operational integration. As a trusted digital advisor, he guides clients through (1) the risks associated with establishing new digitally-focused business models and platforms, (2) the adoption of new digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, edge computing, cloud enablement and blockchain, (3) managing technology and data as core strategic assets, and (4) navigating the risks associated with complex ecosystems dependent upon digital technologies and data assets (e.g., business continuity and concentration risk).

In the area of workouts and dispute resolution, Vinny leverages his early experience as a litigator to work with clients to navigate audits with technology providers and to navigate and resolve disputes that arise during the normal course of a complex technology, outsourcing and commercial relationships.