Silicon Prairie News selected Polsinelli Shughart attorney Gregory Kratofil as its Service Provider of the Year 2012. Silicon Prairie News is committed to coverage of the technology scene and startup companies. The Inaugural Awards Ceremony was held in Omaha, Nebraska August 30, 2012. After receiving the Analog award Kratofil stated:
"I love working with technology entrepreneurs," Kratofil said. "Quite frankly, they inspire me. I mean technology entrepreneurs envision the world as a better place. They make it more efficient. They envision it faster. The envision it more entertaining. They envision it more secure."
About Gregory Kratofil
Mr. Kratofil provides legal counsel on a wide variety of matters for today’s technology companies, including startup formation and venture capital financing, intellectual property based joint ventures, copyright and trademark protection, software development and licensing, as well as drafting and reviewing various hosting, consulting, procurement, network and systems development contracts.
Mr. Kratofil's experience includes complex technology and commercial contracting transactions, technology and software-based mergers and acquisitions, as well as compliance with GLB, HIPAA, state privacy breach notification laws and other privacy directives.
Drawing on his technology and business background, Kratofil takes on the role as general counsel for a number of the region’s new and developing technology businesses.