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Geoffrey C. Cheney

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Geoffrey Cheney is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. Geoffrey has broad experience in technology transactions and mergers and acquisitions. He also negotiates commercial contracts, including the preparation of merger and acquisition agreements involving technology companies, software as a service agreements, license agreements and development, distribution and reseller agreements. In addition, he has extensive experience in advising companies on computer software transactions, data privacy and security and internet legal issues. He has previously served as in-house counsel for a social networking and technology company with operations in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, and Germany and for a computer software provider for the financial services industry.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of buyers in acquisitions of various technology companies including medical-related software, avionics, merchant payment processing services, electronic identification technologies, e-business solutions, transportation logistics, loyalty reward solutions, call center operations and mobile technology companies.
 
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Representation of software companies in healthcare, transportation, regulatory compliance, online education and other areas.
 
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Representation of companies in technology joint ventures and development agreements.
 
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Acted as outside general counsel for technology companies including companies in smartphone security solutions, social networking, user behavior analytics solutions businesses and other areas.
 
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Representation of companies in connection with their acquisitions of ERP solutions, CRM solutions and other IT solutions.
 
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Representation of companies in connection with data privacy and security issues.
 
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Representation of companies in connection with security breaches.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America, 2016, 2017, Listed in Florida for Corporate Law
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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The Florida Bar, Member
 
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American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member
 
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International Association of Privacy Professionals Member, U.S. Private-Sector (CIPP/US)
 
Other Languages
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Russian
 



Geoffrey C. Cheney

Practice
Corporate
Education
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1985
B.A., University of Virginia, 1981; with distinction
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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