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Kirkland & Ellis LLP Partner Neil S. Hirshman Among Recipients of the IAOP Member of the Year Honor

Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Neil S. Hirshman has been chosen as one of the recipients of the International Association of Outsourcing Professional's  "Member of the Year" award.  Mr. Hirshman was chosen as one of two recipients from the entire IAOP membership of 40,000 members all across the world.

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, with 40,000 corporate, professional, and associate members worldwide, is leading the effort to transform the world of business through outsourcing. Their client-side members are, on average, responsible for $60 million per year of outsourcing spending with some overseeing outsourcing programs in the billions of dollars.

Mr. Hirshman founded the Chicago Chapter of the IAOP in July 2005. Since its founding, the Chapter has held numerous meetings throughout Chicago, with diverse discussions on outsourcing topics such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Data Security, Trends in Investing in Outsourcing Companies, Responding to Security Breaches, and the "Outsourcing Destinations" series, which to date has included information on outsourcing to Poland, China, Russia, Latin America, the Philippines and Canada.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,400-attorney law firm representing global clients in intellectual property, complex corporate and tax, litigation, and workout, insolvency and bankruptcy matters. The Firm has offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.