Alyson V. Tufts | Partner

Alyson V. Tufts has a wide range of experience in corporate transactional matters, with particular emphasis on technology agreements (particularly in the healthcare sector), sourcing arrangements, and a variety of other complex commercial transactions.

In addition, Alyson has formed and obtained federal and state tax-exempt status for numerous non-profit entities.
Alyson's experience includes the following:
  • Negotiated call center services agreements on behalf of leading health system.
  • Negotiated full IT outsourcing arrangement for leading health system.
  • Represented health system with claims processing outsourcing transaction.
  • Assisted major automobile manufacturer with IT outsourcing transactions.
Health Care
  • Provides ongoing contract drafting, negotiation assistance, and strategic advice to several leading healthcare systems.
  • Negotiated several agreements with Epic Systems corporation to obtain electronic medical records (EMR) software on behalf of leading hospitals.
Technology Transactions
  • Drafted and negotiated numerous license agreements, services agreements (e.g., software maintenance), and similar.
  • Considerable experience with website terms of services and privacy policies.
  • Assisted multiple pension systems with technology contracting needs, including pension system acquisition and implementation.
Non-Profit / Tax Exemption
Obtained exempt status for and otherwise advised numerous non-profit organizations, including:
  • A charity intended to provide assistance to Afghan-Americans interested in higher education;
  • A disaster relief charity founded by a prominent actor and filmmaker.
  • A charity that promotes social development in India through providing girls with opportunities to participate in team sports;
  • An organization providing support for survivors of breast cancer;
  • A charity providing movement-related services to individuals with Parkinson’s disease;
  • Religious organizations;
  • An organization providing micro-lending assistance to communities in San Francisco;
  • A charity founded by a major singer-songwriter intended to support peacemaking; and
  • A faith-based organization providing addiction rehabilitation services.


J.D., University of California, Berkeley
(Boalt Hall School of Law), 2007.
  • Publishing Editor, California Law Review.
  • American Jurisprudence Award, 2006, Information Privacy Law.
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles,
2004, Communication Studies and German.
  • summa cum laude.
  • Phi Beta Kappa.
  • College Honors.

Prior Experience

  • Reed Smith

Professional Qualifications

District of Columbia
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Cuyler & Tufts LLP
3450 Sacramento St. #240
San Francisco, CA 94118

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