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Jonathan A. Beckham focuses his practice on technology, intellectual property and corporate transactions. He has negotiated countless Cloud and telecommunications infrastructure transactions (e.g. data center and colocation leases, subsea cable systems, and network capacity and services transactions), along with Cloud enterprise license transactions, on behalf of a leading Cloud platform and content provider. Other clients include leading enterprise customers in financial services, retail, manufacturing, health care and technology services engaged in various technology transactions such as Cloud and software-as-a-service licensing, patent licenses, outsourcing and other procurement transactions, joint venture transactions, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Jonathan drafts and negotiates patent license and other intellectual property agreements for a leading aluminum manufacturer and value-added supplier, specialty chemical company and others. He counsels clients on all aspects of M&A and corporate finance transactions, to include IP and data licenses, data privacy and information technology risks. Jonathan previously served as senior in-house counsel for Tata Communications International and Teleglobe International Holdings for approximately six years, with responsibility for a variety of commercial, procurement and corporate matters.


  • Technology transactions
  • Telecommunications transactions
  • Cloud and communications infrastructure transactions
  • Data privacy and security
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Software licensing
  • FinTech transactions
  • Outsourcing and procurement
  • Private placements of securities
  • Venture capital financings
  • Blockchain/cryptocurrency


Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • Represented leading investment bank in drafting and negotiating network services agreements and statements of work for circuits, IP services, tower leases, software-as-a-service and other network components.
  • Draft templates of and negotiate customer subscription agreements on behalf of leading telematics business for fleet management software and IoT devices.
  • Represented leading Cloud platform and content provider on the acquisition and license of global communications cloud infrastructure -- negotiating numerous master services agreements, and service schedules and service level agreements for the procurement of circuits and capacity, dark fiber, voice and data services, colocation, encryption and other services.
  • Counsel leading communications infrastructure firms and content providers on the build, purchase and license of private and consortium submarine cable systems, negotiating landing station, supply, intercreditor, non-disturbance and other construction and finance related agreements.
  • Counsel leading global technology provider and communications infrastructure firms in connection with the negotiation of international data center leases.     
  • Represent leading global technology providers in connection with the license of cloud and online services to global financial services institutions and other enterprise customers
  • Negotiate Cloud services agreements, master services agreements and other procurement contracts on behalf of leading enterprise customers.
  • Counseled major money center bank in connection with its outsource and transition of order-to-pay business process management software platform.
  • Represented Fortune 100 global, consulting firm in connection with outsourcing, business process management (BPM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and software license transactions for health care, higher education and state and local government clients.
  • Drafted and negotiated OEM manufacturing agreements for a Fortune 100 manufacturing client with overseas vendors in Eastern Europe and Asia in connection with the sourcing, supply and manufacture of components parts involving an aggregate annual spend of approximately $60 million.
  • Represent software developers in connection with the development and license of BPM application software to construction services firms, not-for-profits and other specialized industry customers.
  • Serve as corporate counsel to communications equipment testing firm in connection with corporate restructuring and sale, stock option plan, private equity financing and other corporate matters
  • Counsel FinTech software firm with respect to its license of customized software applications to hedge funds and major money center banks, and as lead counsel for $70 million private equity raise.
  • Advised technology start up on Series A fundraising round and application development services agreement.
  • Managed international corporate reorganization involving 17 foreign jurisdictions and multiple holding companies for Tata Communications International.
  • Represented US Treasury Department in connection with $30 million TARP investment in banking institution.
  • Represented publicly-traded telecommunications firm in connection with all aspects of merger and acquisition and finance transactions, including an acquisition of a leading Voice of Internet Protocol services provider and merger with an international telecommunications firm.

°Certain of the above representations were handled by Mr. Beckham prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Thomson-Reuters, "Stand-Out Lawyers," 2022


  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Stanford Law School
  • B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • New York