MCLEAN, Va. – Nov. 16, 2015 – Kemal Hawa, shareholder in the northern Virginia office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit at the Harbor Club Seattle, Nov. 17 in Seattle, Washington. The summit is an opportunity to meet with leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives. Greenberg Traurig is also a sponsor of the Southwest Data Center Summit.
As part of the summit, Hawa, a frequent speaker on data center issues, will participate in the featured luncheon panel “Data Center End-User Analysis: Defining and Migrating to the Cloud Amid the Myriad of Other Options, Including Custom Design-Build.”
Hawa focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the telecommunications, media, and technology industries, domestically and internationally. Hawa regularly advises public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks, and creditors’ committees on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and restructurings, investments, financing arrangements, licensing agreements, and commercial transactions. He assists clients with the negotiation of transactions in the cloud computing space, including the negotiation of data center and co-location leases, globally. Hawa also has significant experience in the negotiation of network infrastructure transactions, including submarine cable systems (builds, financings, and capacity procurement), as well as terrestrial fiber optic network transactions.