Christian L. Lang

Recovering Corporate Lawyer. Legal Innovator. Writer, Podcaster, & Consultant.

Christian has a passion for improving the quality of legal advice and access to legal services.  When he’s not strategizing on behalf of Reynen Court, he writes, speaks, podcasts, and consults on (a) legal technology and innovation and (b) lawyer training, and he’s also working to build a more organized and well-supported NYC-based legal technology ecosystem through the NY Legal Tech Meetup and Inspire.Legal.

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About Christian

Christian is the Head of Strategy at Reynen Court.  He’s also the founder of the NY Legal Tech Meetup, a 1300+-member community of lawyers, technologists, and others interested in legal technology and innovation working to build a broad-based, open, supportive, and collaborative legal tech ecosystem in New York City, as well as the founder/organizer of Inspire.Legal™.

A recovering corporate lawyer with a passion for improving the quality of legal advice and access to legal services, Christian regularly writes, speaks, and podcasts about (a) legal tech- and innovation-related themes and (b) lawyer training and professional development through his blogs, Blacklines & Billables and Dealtech, his podcast, Blacklines & Billables, and his training/consulting brand, The Firm Formula.

Christian is a graduate of the University of Virginia (B.A., 2004) and NYU Law (J.D., 2010), and he served as a law clerk for the Hon. Charles R. Wilson of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, from 2010 to 2011. Before law school, Christian co-founded a non-profit promoting civic education in his home state of Georgia, gave bike tours of the city of Paris and to Monet’s gardens at Giverny, and served as the Director of Online Strategies for Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox’s 2006 gubernatorial campaign.

Personal Projects

The NY Legal Tech Meetup is an effort to bring together lawyers, technologists, and others interested in legal technology and innovation to build an NYC-based community around this exciting and rapidly evolving part of the tech landscape.

Inspire.Legal™ is bringing together a diverse set of lawyers, clients, technologists, and other legal innovators to crowdsource a curated set of the most pressing problems facing our industry, collaborating to better understand and define the challenges crying out for more focus and inspiring creative new solutions through interactive programming and ecumenical dialogues.

Blacklines & Billables (B&B) is a blog and podcast dedicated to sharing practical tips and tricks for success among law firm associates and starting conversations around other important aspects of associate life, such as the state of legal technology.
Dealtech is a blog focused on transactional legal technology. We’re striving to map the landscape of transactional tools that help deal lawyers serve their clients better, faster, and cheaper.
The Firm Formula offers (a) legal technology consulting services and (b) trainings and coaching to help new (and not-so-new) law firm associates excel in their roles and take charge of their own future development.
Associate Intel:  How to Survive and Succeed at a Law Firm is a meetup that strives to demystify law firm life for law students and help provide current associates with the practical tips and tricks of the trade they need to excel in their roles.

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