Kirkland & Ellis LLP has one of the largest, most experienced outsourcing and complex information technology transactions practices of any firm worldwide. Our practice is recognized as such by the legal ranking publications and media reflecting the views and statements of our clients. In 2015, Kirkland was again named to "The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors" list for "The Global Outsourcing 100™" by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals™ (IAOP™). The Firm has been named to the list each year since its inception. The practice was nationally ranked in the 2010-2014 editions of The Legal 500 U.S. with the publication noting, "Clients appreciate the group's 'excellent service levels' and attorneys' 'good, knowledgeable, impartial advice.'" Kirkland has been named a top tier law firm for technology and information technology law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings each year since 2011. Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked our outsourcing and information technology transactions practices as among the top such practices in the nation each year since 2005 and said, "The quality of their work is excellent - they know the market, they know the technology and they know the law." In the 2015 guide commentators remarked, "The potential risks and benefits of major issues are put out there for full consideration, and creative, practical options are developed and deployed," and said of Kirkland's outsourcing attorneys, "They help us through challenging matters in a pragmatic way without getting hung up on theoretical issues." They also refer to our attorneys as "superb," praising them for their "brilliant legal consulting" and noting that our outsourcing attorneys are "frequently looked to for significant and sophisticated ITO and BPO mandates." In 2016, Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized Kirkland as one of the top outsourcing practices in the world and two of our partners were honored for their individual achievements in outsourcing.
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