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Brian Joe

K. Brian Joe

Senior Attorney

Brian advises public and private companies on a variety of technology-related transactions, including information technology outsourcing, business process outsourcing, and intellectual property licensing, development, distribution and procurement. Brian has experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of complex commercial agreements, including software licenses, development, distribution, reseller, and services agreements, hosting and cloud services agreements, IT services agreements and other commercial contracts, and advises on intellectual property issues related to mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

Brian’s clients operate in diverse industries, including software, cloud computing, e-commerce, consulting, finance, telecommunications, education and manufacturing.

Bar admissionsNew YorkTexas
  • J.D., University of Houston 2009
  • B.A., Texas A&M University 2002


  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Recommended, Outsourcing (2020-2021, 2023)
      The Legal 500 United States comments, "Dallas-based senior attorney Brian Joe is noted for his strength in handling outsourcing matters involving data centres." Clients say, "Brian Joe worked on a sizable real estate services outsourcing for my firm. He was very responsive and knowledgeable in guiding us through this very difficult and complex negotiation."

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Brian provided legal and business counsel to clients of all sizes in a variety of contexts, including merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, private equity investments, SEC compliance and reporting obligations and general corporate and governance matters.