Stéphane Lemarchand assists global corporations and IT players with their strategic projects both on transactional and contentious matters.

Stéphane has over 20 years’ experience advising both multi-national and domestic clients on a wide range of IT-related legal issues. He is recognised across the industry as a dealmaker for major strategic IT and digital-related transactions, including outsourcing, and he has a wealth of experience in IT disputes. His client base is comprised of both market leading IT service providers and large end-user companies, in particular in the Industrials, Consumer Goods, and Retail sectors.

Stéphane led the Intellectual Property & Technology Group, at DLA Piper, as Global Co-Chair for seven years and is currently member of the Executive Committee of DLA Piper, as Managing Director for Clients and Sectors.