About Us
We pave the way for digitization and innovation in the German legal market.
We represent legal tech inside and outside law firms and advocate for an innovation-friendly legal framework, digital and easy access to law, and the promotion and facilitation of investment in legal tech.

Directors

Alisha Andert

Chairwoman
Alisha Andert, LL.M. (Amsterdam) is a fully qualified lawyer and co-founder of the innovation consultancy This is Legal Design, which specializes in the legal sector. The company advises law firms, legal departments and (start up) companies on user-centered design of (digital) processes, documents and services. In addition to her legal education, she completed a design thinking degree at the Hasso Plattner Institute and is considered an expert in user-centered innovation through legal design methods. Alisha gained experience in the legal tech sector in her role as Head of Legal Innovation at Flightright and digital employment law firm Chevalier. She hosts the Talentrocket podcast "New Lawyers" and speaks to exciting people in and outside of the legal market in this capacity. Last year, she was awarded the 2021 Digital Female Leader Award in the Legal category.

Dr. Philipp Plog

Chairman
Dr. Philipp Plog is Managing Partner Germany and member of the Executive Committee of the international law firm Fieldfisher. He advises on digital business models, in particular on issues of contractual alignment, defense and licensing. A particular focus is on advising legal tech providers operating as law firms, software companies or collection service providers, and on litigation funding, compensation and financing models. Plog is a recognized expert on competition law (Juve Magazine) and author of Beck's Legal Handbook Artificial Intelligence.

Mariam El-Ahmad

Director
Mariam El-Ahmad is a lawyer and founding partner of the legal tech law firm Rotwang Law. She is a specialist in employment law and offers advice and representation to both employees and employers. Rotwang Law is a fully digitalized law firm committed to efficient and client-centric law firm processes. In addition, Mariam El-Ahmad is intensively involved in the areas of scaling and automation in the context of client support. Her experience is based on her work in a consumer law firm specializing in mass litigation as well as in a large law firm before founding Rotwang Law.

Maraja Fistanic

Director
Maraja Fistanic is founder and CMO of LegalTegrity. Her specialty is the interface between marketing, digital business models and the legal industry. Previously, she was Managing Director of a European law firm group and Project and Marketing Manager of a law firm. With a passion for digital, she completed her MBA in Digital Transformation Management, focusing on the success of business model innovations in legal tech companies.

Sebastian von Glahn

Director
After completing his law studies at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Sebastian von Glahn founded Lawyered GmbH in 2014, which was acquired by TalentRocket GmbH in 2018. Since then, Sebastian von Glahn has been actively involved as Managing Director and represents Talent Rocket and its mission in the legal sector. Among other things, he supports and advises law firms and companies with his expertise in the legal job market for a strategic expansion of their employer brands and implementation of successful recruiting strategies.

Dr. Philipp Hammerich

Director
Dr. Philipp Hammerich has been the founder and managing partner of the legal tech law firm rightmart since 2015, as well as the founder of the legal tech company rightmart GmbH (IT and services). Through this activity, he is intensively involved with the legal tech market and its legal framework, in particular with the relationship of the RDG and the lawyers' professional law to the business models of legal tech companies. After training as a bank clerk, he began studying law in Hamburg in 1998. After his legal clerkship and his doctorate, he worked as a criminal defense attorney and lecturer in criminal law and has trained approximately 20,000 lawyers in this capacity since 2003.

Dr. Sven-Alexander von Normann

Director
Dr. Sven-Alexander von Normann is Head of Legal Strategy and Operations at Bauer Media Group in Hamburg. In this position, he develops innovative consulting solutions and manages the strategic orientation of a modern, entrepreneurial legal department. Previously, he worked for the company as General Counsel in the area of online comparison platforms. As a lawyer, he has extensive experience in advising digital business models, with a particular focus on legal tech, SaaS and online platforms, thanks to his many years of work in an international law firm. In addition, he has been working part-time on the topics of high performance, leadership and strategy for more than 15 years. Due to his former work as a web developer, he also has a strong understanding of the technical aspects of legal tech applications.

Philippa Peters

Director
Philippa Peters is a fully qualified lawyer and founder and COO/CLO of Fides Technology - a LegalTech software company that enables companies to digitize, centralize and automate their corporate governance workflows worldwide. In her work, she deals with legal operations and digitalization on a daily basis. Previously, Philippa specialized in corporate and insolvency law as a lawyer at renowned law firms such as Noerr and Freshfields.

Team

Valerie Keilhau

Managing Director
Valerie Keilhau is a fully qualified lawyer with many years of experience in PR and public relations. For the past 7 years, she has worked for the Hamburg Chamber of Notaries, almost two years of which as Managing Director. At the same time, she was in charge of the public affairs department of the Federal Chamber of Notaries and was deputy press officer there. Prior to that, she was a PR communications consultant for 2 years. Valerie Keilhau combines the disciplines of law and PR and thus drives the association forward both professionally and in the public eye. She has been Managing Director of the Legal Tech Verband Deutschland since May 2022.

Leon Langner

Administrative Office
Leon Langner has been a law student at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg since 2017, specializing in labor law, and manages the office of the Legal Tech Association. Here he supports the board in the realization of its projects. In addition, he is active on the board of recode.law in the area of People and HR, where he leads about 130 student and non-student members. As an intersection of this work, he leads the university group on legal tech at Bucerius Law School. Leon is primarily involved in the area of digitalization of the state examination and legal education and the liberalization of the legal profession.

Ella Lambertz

Administrative Office
Ella Lambertz studied law in Heidelberg since 2016 and, following a semester abroad in Shanghai, she passed the first state exam in Münster in July 2022. She is currently gaining further legal experience abroad in an LL.M. program at Bocconi University in Milan. She has been an active member of recode.law since 2019 and is particularly involved in Access to Justice.

Eva Dröghoff

Administrative Office
Eva Dröghoff passed her first state exam at WWU in Münster in August 2022 and has since been completing her LL.M. at Tel Aviv University with a focus on Law & Technology. She has been an active member of recode.law since 2019 and has been supporting the Legal Tech Association since May 2022 to drive innovation and technology in the legal sector.

Board

Dr. Cord Brügmann

Board
Cord Brügmann is a lawyer in Berlin. He advises nationally and internationally primarily on issues relating to the legal framework of trusted professions and on digitalization topics. Until 2018, he worked for the German Lawyers' Association, since 2008 as Chief Executive Officer. Through leadership positions in and consulting work for various international organizations, he has many years of experience with legal market regulation topics. He regularly publishes on historical and future topics.

Sina Dörr

Board
Sina Dörr is a judge at the regional court in the district of the Cologne Higher Regional Court and was part of the Legal Tech and Access to Justice project group at the Federal Ministry of Justice from 2020 to the end of 2022. She is considered a civil society expert on digitization issues in the judiciary. Since 2015, she has been involved with IT and digital projects in the justice system. In addition, Sina Dörr is a speaker, and a trained coach. Her work focuses on digital transformation topics. In 2020, she received the European Women of Legal Tech Award in the category Public Services, Politics & Social for her commitment.

Jan Lehniger

Board
Jan Lehniger brings over 10 years of management experience at RA-MICRO Software AG, currently as an in-house lawyer and support manager. He has an extensive network not only in the area of ​​legal tech and focuses primarily on unbiased and transparent artificial intelligence in the application of law, proactive change management taking into account the individual needs of the people involved and consistent equal treatment within and outside of professional life. He has also been a lawyer for over 22 years and, as a specialist in traffic law, is the owner of a fully digital law firm, which underlines his deep knowledge of the practical requirements in the legal tech sector. With Jan, the association gains a practice-oriented expert.

Björn Frommer

Board
Björn Frommer is a lawyer and managing partner of FROMMER LEGAL. His firm specialized early on in the legal and technical-operational solution of problems that threaten entire industries en masse. The challenges of the Internet and digitalization still determine the legal consulting focus of the firm, which has been developing its own technologies for over a decade with teams of lawyers, legal and software engineers. In 2020, he and other partners launched JUNE, a modular cloud platform for the complete handling of hundreds, thousands or tens of thousands of legal processes. Just as JUNE is set to further revolutionize the way legal work is done, Björn Frommer, as co-founder, former board member and now advisory board member of the Legal Tech Association, wants to drive and accompany digitization in the legal market as a whole.

Dr. Philipp Kadelbach

Board
Philipp Kadelbach is a lawyer, founder and CEO of Flightright and a legal tech thought leader. He founded the company over 10 years ago and has made it one of the leading and best-known legal tech companies in Germany. Prior to Flightright, he earned his doctorate in competition law and worked as a lawyer in a supra-local law firm in the field of media and IT law. He participates as a speaker at startup and legal tech conferences and is an interview partner of national and international media.

Dr. Roland Vogl

Board
Dr. Roland Vogl is a scholar, lawyer, and entrepreneur who has developed strong expertise in legal informatics, intellectual property law, and innovation after more than fifteen years of academic and professional experience. He is currently Executive Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology and Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. He focuses on legal informatics work conducted at the Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX), which he co-founded and serves as Executive Director. Dr. Vogl is also a visiting professor at the University of Vienna, Austria and serves on the advisory boards of FlightRight, LexCheck, IPNexus, and LegalForce.

Markus Hartung

Board
Markus Hartung, lawyer and mediator, is founder of the Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession at Bucerius Law School. His legal specialties include legal professional and liability law as well as conflict management. In early 2019, he founded Chevalier Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, a legal tech-based law firm. He is a member of the Professional Law Committee and the Committee on Legal Professional Ethics of the German Bar Association. With his consulting firm The Law Firm Companion, founded in 2009, he advises law firms on strategy and management issues and regularly lectures and publishes on these topics.

Prof. Dr. Giesela Rühl

Board
Giesela Rühl is Professor of Civil Law, Civil Procedure Law, European Private International and Procedural Law, and Comparative Law at the Humboldt University in Berlin. In her research, Giesela Rühl deals with the challenges that globalization and European integration pose for law. She investigates how the tension between globally networked societies and nationally applicable law can be resolved. Her particular focus is on the question of how digitization can be made fruitful for the enforcement of rights in the context of (state) court proceedings - and what the (German) judiciary can learn from other countries and from the legal tech scene in the process.

Prof. Dr. Volker Römermann

Board
Admitted to the bar in 1996, Volker Römermann has been teaching professional law at universities since 1997. At the Humboldt University in Berlin, he is an honorary professor and one of the directors of the Research Institute for Lawyers' Law. Already 30 years ago, Volker Römermann dealt with the German Legal Advice Act (Rechtsberatungsgesetz) and presented the first commentary on the RDG in 2008. In countless mandates, lawsuits and legal opinions, he has fought on behalf of clients for freedom from outdated prohibitions under professional law. Volker Römermann is committed to better preparing the legal services sector for the demands of the digital age.

Partnerships

"The interface we cover with this cooperation is unique.
We at TalentRocket bring our algorithm-based recruiting tool and reach, the association its unique network of all legal tech players."
Sebastian von Glahn
CEO TalentRocket

Cooperation Partner

The aim of the cooperation is to achieve a precise match between talents and employers. The Legal Tech Association Germany launched its "Digital Referendariat" platform at the beginning of the year. Here, young talents can find trainee positions in the legal tech sector. Now the association is cooperating with TalentRocket to expand this offering. The focus remains clearly on jobs in the legal tech sector. Our members receive attractive discounts at TalentRocket. Feel free to contact us!

Media partner

The new practice-oriented LegalTech Zeitschrift (LTZ) is entirely tailored to current and future developments. Unlike related journals that deal with the law of digitalization rather than the digitalization of law, LTZ focuses primarily on the latter. By collaborating with the Legal Tech-Verband Deutschland and the Robotics & AI Law Society (RAILS), LTZ we will highlight in particular the legal, but also the practical, economic as well as technical challenges of the young LegalTech industry in a modern way. Here you can download issue one free of charge: https://www.yumpu.com/de/document/read/66588678/ltz-1-2022
"With the new LegalTech magazine, we pick up on the many important developments in practice, science and, above all, tech.
We are very pleased that we were able to launch this project together with the Legal Tech Association."
Dr. Benedikt M. Quarch
Founding Editor LegalTech Magazine
"I am pleased to have a strong partner for the topic in MMR with the Legal Tech Verband Deutschland e.V.,
in order to jointly accompany and intensively discuss the upcoming challenges of digitalization of law firms, the judiciary and administration in a competently prepared manner."
Anke Zimmer-Helfrich
Editor-in-Chief MMR / ZD
Head of Magazines New Media Law

Media partner

The journal MMR - Zeitschrift für IT-Recht und Recht der Digitalisierung (www.mmr.de) incl. news service MMR-Aktuell is interdisciplinary like no other journal in the law of new and innovative media. For more than 20 years, MMR has been the perfect interface between "Law - IT- AI - Digitalization - Media - TC". This is particularly evident in the essays and the numerous decision notes on legal tech, smart contracts, IT and software law, big data and cloud applications, cybersecurity, online platforms and commerce, data protection, and much more: here, proven experts from the fields of law, technology, and academia, as well as from companies, discuss current topics at the highest level, but always in a practical and solution-oriented manner, in order to best equip readers for consulting and give them the decisive information edge.

Members

ABC AnwaltsBeratung Cosack

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AdvoAutomobil Lichters Rechtsanwälte

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Advocado GmbH

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Advofund AG

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Advokatur Ritter & Partner AG

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Allianz Rechtsschutz-Service GmbH

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anwalt.de services AG

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APOYNT Software GmbH

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AUXILIA Rechtschutz-Versicherungs-AG

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B-PROJECTS Newton GmbH

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BRYTER GmbH

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Captain Frank GmbH

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CEV Handelsimmobilien GmbH

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CIS Intelligente Akquisition für Anwälte

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CLAYM+ Schadensmanagement

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CODUKA GmbH

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Corominas Consulting GmbH

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DAHAG Rechtsservices AG

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Datachecks

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Deminor Litigation Funding

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Der Projektjurist

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dokSAFE GmbH

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fairesLeben ABC GmbH

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fastlaw.online GmbH

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Fieldfisher

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Flightright

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Frontwing Litigation PartG mbB

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Fundsback GmbH

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Future Law

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fynk GmbH

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Gansel Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwalts-AG

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Goldenstein & Partner

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Goyaa GmbH

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GP Joule GmbH

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HalloAnwalt GmbH

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HB Capital GmbH

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HUK-Coburg

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iur.crowd UG

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IWW Institut für Wissen

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JUPUS (Iurtech UG)

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Jurpartner Services GmbH

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Justin LegalTech

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Kanzlei Obergfell Rechtsanwälte

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KARIMI.legal

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Kertos GmbH

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Koez & Koez GmbH

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König & Partner Rechtsanwälte

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Lawfirm Change Consultans

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LAWLIFT GmbH

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Lawtechgroup GmbH

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Legalhero GmbH

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LegalNavi

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Legartis Deutschland GmbH

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LeReTo KG

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Lexemo GmbH

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Litigation & Financing Capital GmbH

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LUMOS Legal

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Mang Legal

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MANZ'sche Verlags-und Univ.bhdig GmbH

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Mazars Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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MILES-LAW.de

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Mioto Labs

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Monochrom Legal

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NeuroSense

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NLTS Global Analytics s.r.o.

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notara UG

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Notariat Dr. Naumann & Dr. Lepper

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noventive Managementgesellschaft mbH

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nugrow GmbH

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Ommatic GmbH

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PAIR Finance GmbH

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Pietschmann Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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PLANIT // LEGAL Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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PocketLaw GmbH

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PRW Legal Tech GmbH

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Raue PartmbB

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Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Frank Thiele

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refundrebel GmbH

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Regpit GmbH

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Relativity

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Rightmart

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S&M Rechtsanwälte Stroschein & Makowka PartG mbB

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Sandline Germany GmbH

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Sawayo GmbH

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Schutte.Legal

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secjur GmbH

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SIBURG Rechtsanwalt

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Simmons & Simmons

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SINC GmbH

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Speech Processing Solutions GmbH

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TalentRocket GmbH

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This is Legal Design

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Travelperk S.L.U.

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twinwin GmbH

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Verlag C.H.Beck oHG

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VGH Rechtsschutz Schaden-Service-GmbH

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Website-Check GmbH

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Westernacher Solutions GmbH

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WGV Versicherung

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Wolters Kluwer

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Yester & Morrow Rechtsanwaltschafts GmbH

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youleegal GmbH

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CDC Cartel Damage Claims SRL

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Dr. Gernot Halbleib

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Faire Regulierung

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FINE Legal

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FROMMER LEGAL

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Golden-Tech

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Helpcheck

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LegalTegrity

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LEX AI GmbH

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NetzBeweis GmbH

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Nominandum

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Römermann

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Rotwang Law

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RT & Partner

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The Law Firm Companion

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