Greg Kratofil, Jr is the Chair of Polsinelli’s Technology Transactions and Data Privacy practice where he focuses on the legal and business needs of his clients in connection with their creation and use of technology. Greg also currently serves as the Co-Office Managing Partner for Polsinelli’s Kansas City office.
Greg handles technology transactions, with an emphasis on complex licensing, strategic alliances, outsourcing, distribution and reseller arrangements. His clients include Fortune 500 and multinational companies as well as angel or venture backed startups in industries such as healthcare, information security, Fintech, Agtech and data centers. While Greg works on standard software and hardware transactions, he has extensive experience with mission critical systems and solutions.
Privacy and Data Security
Greg’s national privacy and security practice involves representing some of the world’s leading information security companies. He counsels on industry specific matters around corporate partnering, acquisitions, security/forensic reporting, PCI auditor requirements and Department of Defense and government contracting. Greg has experiences with firewall management policy solutions as well as industry leading network attack simulation and governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions. Greg uses his information security experience to assist Polsinelli’s Privacy and Cybersecurity
team with counseling firm clients on a wide range of privacy issues, including vendor risk management and compliance under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Startups and Emerging Company
Greg is one of the leading advocates for technology based startups and emerging companies in the Midwest. He acts as outside general counsel for many of the region’s leading technologies companies, where he helps guide startups through formation, financing and an exit transaction.