Anne Friedman focuses her practice on structuring and negotiating large scale strategic sourcing and technology transactions, concentrating on global and domestic outsourcings in the areas of information technology, software development and maintenance, and business process outsourcing.

Her practice also includes drafting and negotiating transition services agreements in connection with M&A transactions, software licensing, integration and implementation transactions, hosting agreements, distribution agreements, related corporate transactions, and handling issues relating to data privacy, data security and intellectual property matters. She is often called upon by multinational companies for the negotiation of complex Internet of Things (IoT) contracts, big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other disruptive technology transactions as they evolve or develop novel solutions to emerging issues. Anne's experience spans all phases of a transaction, including the RFP stage, and contract development, execution, implementation and maintenance.

Anne represents Fortune 500 and other large companies in various business areas including financial services, general and investment banking, pharmaceuticals, health insurance, hospitality, food and beverage, mortgage banking, educational groups and others.

Providing pro bono legal services is also an important part of Anne's practice. She participates in DLA Piper’s New Perimeter program, recently teaching students corporate law in Zambia. Her pro bono clients include a woman's health non-profit, the Executive Service Corps of Southern California, the IMPACT LA project in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia and Bread for the City (also in Washington, DC).

The respected legal directory, The Legal 500¸ recognizes Anne in both Outsourcing as well as Commercial Deals and Contracts. She is highlighted as a "Next Generation Partner" recommending her for excellence in "outsourcing deals in the areas of information technology, software development and business process outsourcing." The publication also noted that she is part of an active Tier 1 practice where the "lawyers are pragmatic in their approach, possess sound technical knowledge and are very responsive."

She is recognized as part of an award winning practice by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the largest group of sourcing professionals in the world, that has been awarded over five years in a row and most recently was awarded for in Excellence in Service.