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In Chambers' 2006 review of national legal talent in the area of "Business Process Outsourcing," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.
National Ranking: 3
The Firm: The firm's institutional client base and its wealth of experience in the M&A market has attracted a wide clientele seeking its ITO expertise in particular. Its client base includes a heavy component of financial services institutions and manufacturers on the customer side. On the service provider side, the team has recently advised an IT consulting company, a Big Four accounting firm, a supply chain management software company and a global real estate services company.
The Lawyers: Chicago-based Gregg Kirchhoefer is head of the firm's IP and technology practice group. His recent work includes a broad-based outsourcing initiative for a financial services company, involving call centers, F&A and human resources aspects. He has also been acting for a manufacturing client in an ITO involving a variety of support functions, such as putting in place a new ERP system.
Clients/Work Highlights: Accenture; Affiliated Computer Services; Hewitt Associates; Morgan Stanley; News Corporation; PwC; Sun Microsystems; USG; Vertex Outsourcing and WW Grainger.
Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2006 - www.chambersandpartners.com.