Mr Gregg Kirchhoefer > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States


Gregg Kirchhoefer is a partner of Kirkland & Ellis where he founded the Technology and IP Transactions and Outsourcing practice groups. His practice focuses on technology and IP matters, with particular emphases on agreements and counseling related to outsourcing (ITO, BPO, and other) agreements, IT agreements (ERP and software licenses and services agreements), strategic alliance agreements, IP and technology licenses, “As-A-Service” agreements, supply chain and distribution agreements, contract manufacturing agreements, and M&A agreements. His experience in outsourcing spans almost 40, years and, in that time, he has handled some of the largest, most comprehensive outsourcings in history. Gregg represents both customers and service providers in these type of matters. He is a Certified Outsourcing Professional and is an inductee in the IAOP Outsourcing Leadership Hall of Fame, has a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, and has received numerous top tier rankings.


Saint Louis University School of Law, (J.D., 1982, cum laude); Saint Louis University School of Commerce and Finance (B.S.C., 1972).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing

(Hall of Fame)

Gregg Kirchhoefer – Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has a strong record in the outsourcing space, with expertise in complex, multi-vendor outsourcing deals. In addition to handling the outsourcing of business processes, the practice draws on its experience of technology transactions to advise on IT outsourcings. The team is also frequently engaged to handle the outsourcing aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Neil Hirshman and Gregg Kirchhoefer offer particular expertise in technology transactions and Todd Herst handles outsourcing transactions across sectors including telecommunications, healthcare, insurance and consumer products. New York’s Shellie Freedman is another name to note with a focus on healthcare and life sciences. Lawyers mentioned are in Chicago unless otherwise stated.