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Rita K. Torchia

Legal Specialist

Practices

Prior Employment

  • Pagnucco & Kruse, legal secretary, 1982-1987
Overview
Experience
Community

Overview

Ms. Torchia is a Legal Specialist in the Corporate Department with more than 25 years of legal experience at Honigman. She provides legal support to the firm’s Information and Technology Transaction Practice Group.

  • Assists in representing companies through legal, technical and transactional challenges arising in connection with technology transactions in a range of industries, including automotive, health care, manufacturing and financial services
  • Assists with documenting a wide variety of technical and commercial transactions, including outsourcing, in-sourcing, and technology-related M&A
  • Assists in software licensing, software development, systems integrations, SaaS agreements, technology licensing agreements, hosting and data center agreements, and network management agreements
  • Prepares transfer and assignment documentation for IT assets for technology-related M&A transactions
  • Assists with researching U.S. and international privacy law and cyber-security issues
  • Conducts due diligence reviews
  • Prepares legal documents for clients and provides legal support on a variety of tasks focused on information technology
  • Conducts research on a variety of information technology-related issues

Experience

  • Assisted in creating presentation to international company preparing for annual self-certification under the Safe Harbor Framework administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Conducted due diligence with respect to sale of online consumer education business

Community

Pro Bono

  • Assisted in review and preparation of software licensing agreement for a local food bank