World’s Largest Legal Hackathon
Bringing the legal industry together with tech and innovation, world-wide, with one purpose:
Rapid development of solutions for improving the legal industry world-wide.
May 4, 2019
New York City
2019 GLH Finalists
Teams will demonstrate their solutions live in front of a panel of international judges.
2019 GROWL Finalists
Global Rise Of Women in LegalTech (“GROWL”) initiative support up-and-coming women leaders in legal innovation around the world. This award is given to women-led teams.Teams will demonstrate their solutions live in front of a panel of international judges.
The Global Judging Panel
Joshua Ashley Klayman | Klayman LLC
Founder and CEO
Joshua Ashley Klayman is one of the best known Blockchain and Cryptocurrency lawyers in the world. Recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of only 3 “Band 1”-ranked U.S. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency lawyers for 2019. Josh is founder and CEO of Klayman LLC, a boutique blockchain law firm, and Inflection Point Blockchain Advisors, LLC, a blockchain strategy consulting and advisory firm. She chairs the prominent Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (“WSBA”) Legal Working Group and serves on the WSBA’s Board of Directors.
Oz Benamram | White & Case LLP
Chief Knowledge Office
Oz provides strategic direction on knowledge management and tech-enabled innovation for White & Case LLP and is an expert in strategic direction on knowledge management and tech-enabled innovation.
Chantal Vermeire | Wolters Kluwer
Head of Strategy - Legal and Regulatory Division
Chantal Vermeire is the global head of Strategy for the Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory (LR) division, a $1 billion business serving legal and compliance professionals worldwide with information and software solutions. Chantal drives the division’s strategy and execution plans for legal and regulatory markets across Europe and the United States. She also leads cross-country initiatives in business development, ranging from portfolio management to product and market development, working with international teams across 12 countries.
Kevin Mulcahy| Neota Logic
VP of Education & Community Programs
Kevin is VP of Education and Community Programs at Neota Logic, which provides a software development platform for creating expertise-automation applications that replicate the thinking and actions of lawyers and other types of experts. He’s also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School, where he co-teaches courses on developing legal applications, particularly those that facilitate access to justice.
Esther Dediashvili, Adv.| Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
Legal Knowledge Manager & Head of Legal Technology ImplementationAdv. Esther Dediashvili is the organizer of the Israel Legal Hackathon as part of the GLH, as well as Israel’s ambassador the GROWL initiative. Esther leads the collective knowledge and professional expertise management, as well as legal tech implementation at FBC & Co.
Leo Elduayen | Koibanx
Lawyer, RegTech Consultant. CoFounder & COO at Koibanx
Lawyer, Entrepreneur, RegTech consultant and educator. CoFounder & COO at Koibanx, Blockchain as a service company for the financial industry. Legal Adviser at RSK Labs, smart contracts Blockchain secured by the Bitcoin network. Vice-President at Bitcoin Argentina NGO, dedicated to the diffusion and education on decentralize technologies. Co-Organizar laBITconf, largest bitcoin & blockchain conference in Latam. Previously wotked at MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) and Philip Morrist International (NYSE: PMI).
2019 Global Sponsors
February 22 to 24, 2019
From February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019, over 5,000 participants will participate in the Global Legal Hackathon. People will pitch ideas, form teams, and create technology-based legal solutions. At the end of the weekend, these teams will present their solutions to a judge panel. Ultimately, there will be one winning team at each location, where they will move on to the next round.
March 17, 2019
On March 17, 2019, first-round winners will submit their solutions as a video demonstration to the second-round judging panel.
March 25, 2019
On March 25, 2019, winners from the first round are announced. These finalists will move to the final round to present their winning idea.
GLH Gala and Finals
May 4, 2019
Round-two finalists will be invited to demonstrate their technological solutions to a live panel of judges. Location of the Gala will be New York City, NY.