Brad Peterson is a partner in the Business & Technology Sourcing Practice at Mayer Brown LLP, a 1,500-lawyer global law firm. His legal practice focuses on helping companies negotiate complex, critical and novel outsourcing relationships, including both information technology and business process outsourcing . Leading lawyer ranking service Chambers ranks Brad in Band 1 for Nationwide Outsourcing . For 2013, Chambers USA reported that sources commend him as "brilliant, strategic deal guy." Best Lawyers named Brad as the "Chicago Technology Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2013. He is also listed as a Leading Lawyer in Legal 500, Leading Lawyers (Illinois) and Super Lawyers (Illinois). With both an MBA from the University of Chicago and a JD from Harvard Law School, he provides practical, business-focused advice and completes transactions efficiently and effectively.