Determination. Passion. Innovation.

Our Team

Mag. Franziska K. Lehner


After successfully completing the Diploma Studies of Law at the University of Vienna Law School in the
spring of 2015, Franziska Lehner completed a series of internships at major law firms in Germany
and Austria in the fields of finance and competition law. There Ms. Lehner was confronted with topic
of legal tech was confronted for the first time and soon became an enthusiast for the far-reaching
possibilities of these innovations. From then on, she has closely followed the technological developments
of the legal sector while working towards her Doctorate of Laws at the University of Vienna. Strengthened
by the innovative climate of the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, where Ms. Lehner spent
the past year as a visiting research fellow, she decided to pursue her interest in Legal Tech professionally
upon her return to Vienna. Since its founding in June 2017, Ms. Lehner has led the association as
president of the Legal Tech Initiative Austria.

Kathrin Shahroozi

Vice President


Michael Posch, MA

Director of Accessibility


Matthias Konrad, LLM (WU)


After successfully completing the Master’s degree in Business Law at WU Vienna in September 2017, Matthias
Konrad will complete an internship in banking and finance in a major law firm in Switzerland before
joining a renowned Viennese law as an associate in January 2018. While studying, Matthias Konrad
was employed as a research assistant at Brandl & Talos Attorneys at Law and has also been able to
gain professional experience abroad through an internship at WilmerHale LLP in Berlin. Mr. Konrad
also got involved at the WU Center of Excellence and ELSA WU, which led to the first contact to the
LTIA co-founder Kathrin Shahroozi. Addressing the idea of setting up our initiative, he immediately
shared the enthusiasm for this initiative and will function as treasurer of the association in the

Katja Rehberger

Director of Awareness


David Gschaider

Director of Innovation


Our Advisors

Mag. Maximilian König

Associate, Graf & Pitkowitz

Dr. Arthur Stadler

Partner, Stadler Völkel Rechtsanwälte

Harald Meinl, LLM.oec.

CEO, baningo