Joshua Hochman is an associate in Hughes Hubbard’s Media, Technology and Commercial Transactions Group. He provides strategic business counsel and commercial/corporate transactional support for clients in the technology, media, fintech, e-commerce, professional services, outsourcing, digital advertising, interactive entertainment and consulting sectors.
Prior to joining Hughes
Hubbard, Joshua worked as an in-house attorney at Morgan Stanley, within the
legal division’s group dedicated to technology, data privacy, cybersecurity and
procurement/sourcing. There, he
negotiated complex hardware, software and platform development, licensing,
hosting, implementation, support, configuration and distribution arrangements
in support of Morgan Stanley’s core commercial business and technology units
across the firm.
Following his tenure at Morgan
Stanley, Joshua worked for a privately-held analytics and research services
firm focused on providing consulting and software solutions to financial
services and technology-focused clients.
Immediately prior to his
arrival at Hughes Hubbard, Joshua worked at a New York-based boutique law firm
focusing on intellectual property, IT, data privacy, cybersecurity, regulatory
compliance and media content distribution for clients in the fintech, advertising,
consumer retail, pharma/medtech, entertainment and other technology-driven
Joshua draws on his “in the trenches”
experience working in-house to assist clients with the business, operational,
financial and legal aspects of complex transactional matters, with a particular
focus on information technology, media content distribution, outsourcing and
software licensing, as well as to advise clients on internal compliance
initiatives driven by existing and emerging regulatory regimes in the areas of
financial services (e.g., FED, OCC) and data privacy (e.g., GDPR, CCPA).