Oliver R. Howley

Oliver Howley is a senior lawyer in Proskauer’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Privacy & Cybersecurity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Sports Groups. He is a trusted advisor to businesses in the technology, media, sports and financial services sectors, providing valued input on IP- and technology-related strategies and transactions. 

Oliver’s day-to-day practice covers all aspects of commercial contracts, IP and technology work. He regularly advises on the structuring and terms of contracts relating to the creation and licensing of technology and data products, and the outsourcing and procurement of complex services.  He also has extensive experience in advising on sponsorship, image rights and endorsement deals in the sports sector (with a focus on football clubs and players); the IP, technology and carve-out aspects of corporate transactions (including joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals and investments); and business-wide data protection compliance projects.

Oliver has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in The Legal 500 for consecutive years. The directories note that "no matter how complex the landscape, no detail escapes [Oliver’s] attention" and that his "logical...and forensic analytical approach make him a force to be reckoned with". He is also recommended for his commercial contracts work and "niche in robotics and artificial intelligence".