Chambers & Partners has compiled their independent and objective list of America's Leading Lawyers for Business based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide -- which is designed to reflect market opinion -- contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.
In Chambers' 2004-2005 review of national legal talent in the area of "Technology," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.
The Firm: The IP and technology group wins praise from clients for a "general assurance of quality." Its practice is driven by onshore, nearshore, offshore and hybrid-sourcing services transactions. Its clientele includes both service providers and customers who retain the firm for advice on issues such as IT, business application and service provider outsourcing.
The Lawyers: Gregg Kirchhoefer is a "first port of call" for clients. In his "highly respected" practice, Kirchhoefer concentrates on the technology aspects of complex transactions. He advised a large global media company in the implementation of an outsourcing agreement, and separately represented a healthcare-related company in the offshore outsourcing of software application development and applications maintenance.
The Clients: USG; WW Grainger; Accenture; Morgan Stanley; Chicago Board of Trade; GM and Hitachi.
Reprinted with permission from Chambers & Partners: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2004-2005