Jeff Denman

Jeff Denman

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  • Maryland


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Mr. Denman has a proven track record representing small, emerging businesses as well as some of the world’s largest publicly traded software and technology companies. Mr. Denman’s experience includes a wide variety of industries, including Healthcare IT, cloud infrastructure and services, electronic communication equipment, and Internet commerce, among others.

Mr. Denman’s services include legal advice and support with respect to:

  • In-bound and out-bound software licensing negotiation and advice;
  • Subscription, SaaS (Software as a Service) and cloud-based agreements;
  • Supply and contract manufacturing and design agreements;
  • Technology transfers;
  • Technology and IP transactions, including reseller, distribution, services, consulting and development agreements, and;
  • Product development, commercialization and go-to-market approach.

Mr. Denman also currently serves as a reviewer with the University of Maryland’s Industrial Partner Program, advising on applications for grants for technology related products, and is a mentor advising entrepreneurs and start-up companies through TEDCO, which provides entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of startup companies in Maryland’s innovation economy.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Markwith Law, Mr. Denman spent seven years as Senior Commercial Counsel with GE Healthcare’s Information Technology (HCIT) division, where as the lead lawyer for HCIT’s legal commercial team he negotiated major, strategic and complex agreements with HCIT’s key customers, including software license agreements, service agreements, distribution agreements and strategic enterprise-wide relationships.

Prior to GE, Mr. Denman was an attorney with Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC, and Los Angeles, CA and with Gardner, Carton & Douglas in Washington, DC, and a founding member of Boucher & Denman, in Maryland. With those firms, Mr. Denman handled a wide range of issues for technology and publicly held corporations, including handling complex commercial technology transactions and providing other intellectual property advice.

Mr. Denman has also served as a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council where he helped drive technology growth in the Baltimore/Washington Corridor.


  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, CA (J.D., 1992)
  • University of Maryland, College Park MD (B.A., 1989)