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 advises both customers and service providers in a range of industries, not limited to manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and energy, in ITO, BPO, digital transformations and transitions to as-a-service model. The team works on the full suite of mission-critical outsourced services for clients which encompasses master service agreements, revenue cycle managements, digital and innovative transformations as well as application developments. Co-leader of the practice Neil Hirshman is a specialist in handling multi-tower and multi-vendor transformational outsourcing deals. The experienced Gregg Kirchhoefer focuses on transactional matters involving computer, telecoms, biotech and intellectual property as well as corporate and commercial issues. Todd Herst and New York-based Shellie Freedman are the key contact for counselling on IP and tech aspects of merger and acquisition and other corporate deals, while Aaron Lorber represents clients in joint ventures and strategic alliances, such as IP licenses and supply chain agreements. Lawyers are in Chicago unless otherwise stated.