Technology touches everything and Greg Kratofil, Jr. believes innovation is the key to our future.  Greg chairs the firm’s Technology Transactions & Data Privacy practice group and leads a team of attorneys that couple practical experience and backgrounds with the in-depth legal analysis and counsel required in today’s fast-paced world.  Greg has sharpened his skills working with a wide variety of cutting –edge solutions and services and is a recognized leader in the health care technology and information security industries.

Greg handles technology and intellectual property transactions, with an emphasis on complex licensing, strategic alliances, outsourcing, OEM, distribution, and reseller agreements for a wide range of software, telecommunications, cloud computing, digital media, healthcare and Internet technologies.  Greg leads a team of attorneys that represent several of the largest US hospital and healthcare providers in the use and development of technology, including the implementation, management, maintenance and protection of various components of the systems and solutions used to streamline operations, increase efficiencies, reduce costs and improve care.    

Greg’s national privacy and security practice involves representing some of the world’s leading information security companies, where he counsels on industry specific matters around corporate partnering, acquisitions, security/forensic reporting requirements, PCI auditor requirements and Department of Defense and government contracting.  Greg has experience with firewall management policy solutions as well as industry leading network attack simulation and governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions. Greg utilize his information security experience in counseling firm clients on a wide range of privacy and security issues including establishing international compliance frameworks, vendor risk management and developing and writing company policies and procedures.

  • Representing the area’s largest multi-location data center solution provider, underground secure data facilities and “carrier hotels” with all aspects of their business, including issues related to design, construction and collocation, and managed services agreements.
  • Google’s local counsel for the Google Fiber for Communities Project, a revolutionary one Gigabit symmetrical fiber to the home Internet and television solution initially launched in the Kansas City area.
  • Representing information security providers in all aspects of the industry, including corporate partnering, acquisitions, security/forensic reporting requirements, data breaches, and U.S. Department of Defense and government contracting.
  • Acting as outside general counsel to many of the region’s new and emerging technology companies.

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February 2018
eAlerts Alerts
October 2017
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Cybersecurity & Privacy Update and Best Practices in Vendor Management
NAREIM 20/20 Investor Summit
The London House, Chicago, IL
May 2017
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Technology Startups in Kansas City: Status in 2017 & Focus for the Future
Association for Corporation Growth - Kansas City Chapter
Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO
February 2017
eAlerts Alerts
January 2017
Case Study Case Studies
October 20, 2016
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Data Collection and Surveillance: Evaluating the Tradeoffs Between Personal Liberty and Public Safety
IEEE Smart Cities Workshop
February 8, 2016
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October 28, 2015
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June 8, 2015
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What is Big Data: Legal Concepts Every Practitioner Should Consider
ACC Webinar
May 20, 2015
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