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Karl A. Hochkammer

Leader, Social, Mobile and Emerging Media Industry Group


New York University, LL.M.
  • Taxation
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.
  • Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Executive Authorities Editor
Lawrence University, B.A.
  • German and History

Prior Employment

  • Foley & Lardner LLP, Partner, 2005-2009; Associate, 2001-2005 
  • Raymond & Prokop, P.C., Associate 1996-2001

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


  • German

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

  • Information Technology Law Section, Chair, 2012-2013

Information Technology Law Association

International Association of Outsourcing Professionals

Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Contributor

German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Michigan Chapter

Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce

  • European Committee, Member
News & Resources


Mr. Hochkammer advises public and private companies regarding complex information technology and business process outsourcing transactions, both domestically and internationally.

  • Directs clients through legal, technical and transactional challenges arising in technology transactions and the technology procurement process in various industries, including automotive, health care, manufacturing, financial services and defense
  • Counsels clients in negotiating and restructuring a variety of transactions, including outsourcing, in-sourcing, managing acquisitions and divestitures in outsourcing, and terminating outsourcing arrangements
  • Represents clients involved in buying and selling technology goods and services, including software licensing, software development (on and off-shore), ERP and other system implementations, systems integrations, back office processing services, ASP and SaaS agreements, technology licensing agreements, hosting and data center agreements, telecommunications and network management agreements, and hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements 
  • Advises clients in acquisition, development, implementation, integration, licensing, financing, marketing and sale of technology 
  • Counsels clients on U.S. and international privacy law and cyber-security matters

News & Resources


Seminars & Events


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 and 2017
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2011-2013
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010-2016

Academic Appointments

  • Walsh College, Partnership Taxation, Master of Science in Taxation Program, Adjunct Professor, Troy, MI, 1996-1998