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Kirkland & Ellis LLP Selected as One of the “World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors”

Kirkland & Ellis has been named to the list of The 2014 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors 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.
IAOP announced the list for the The Global Outsourcing 100 Providers and the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors on February 17 at The 2014 Outsourcing World Summit®.
The 2014 Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. These rankings are based on applications received and evaluated by an independent judging panel organized by IAOP. The 2014 panel is led by IAOP managing director of thought leadership, IAOP, Jagdish Dalal, COP and president of JDalal Associates, LLC.
“Each year the competition to be named to The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors lists continues to reach higher levels," said Mr. Dalal. "Given the strong competition, getting named to these lists is a great recognition and these companies should be proud of achieving excellence in the field.”
“We at Kirkland are appreciative of our continued recognition by IAOP as a leader in the outsourcing industry,” said Kirkland partner Neil Hirshman. 
Kirkland’s Outsourcing Practice Group is an integrated team of lawyers across a number of Kirkland offices and all practice areas. “Kirkland attorneys have a long tradition of innovative work and thought leadership in the outsourcing space, and being named to this list indicates the breadth and depth of our global practice,” said Gregg Kirchhoefer, Kirkland partner.
Kirkland’s outsourcing lawyers take an active role with the IAOP. Mr. Hirshman is founder and co-chair of the Chicago Chapter and co-founder and co-chair of the NorCal Chapter. Mr. Kirchhoefer founded the Legal and Compliance Chapter, which he co-chairs with partner Matthew Lovell.
About Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,600-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex intellectual property and technology matters, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, corporate, tax and restructuring. The Firm has offices in Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.
About the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit