Christian Meisser (Legal Counsel, lic. iur., MBA)
Christian is our CEO and responsible for the legal service delivery.
Having worked at some of the world’s top law firms, he knows the traditional legal service model from the inside. Equipped with a strong sense of business fundamentals and an understanding of the power of technology, he is passionate about creating new legal solutions that add value to businesses and society as a whole.
Christian draws his inspiration from nature, preferably on a board in the Swiss Alps or the Atlantic Ocean.
Kurt Krautheim (Legal Counsel, New York)
Kurt Krautheim is a New
Education and Professional Activities
- Kurt obtained his BA from Florida State University and his JD from Seton Hall University School of Law
- He is admitted to practice law in both state and federal courts in New York
Martin Monsch (Dr. iur., Legal Counsel)
Martin specializes in capital markets, contract and corporate law, with special focus on areas where IT and financial markets law intersect.
Fueled by a keen interest in the automation of financial and legal services, Martin seeks to create innovative solutions for his clients to improve their competitive standing and efficiency—as well as the efficiency of surrounding markets.
Before joining LEXR, Martin worked for multiple renowned law firms. He has also acted as academic assistant to Professor von der Crone at the University of Zurich and auditor for the Zurich District Court. His PhD thesis on regulatory aspects of high-frequency trading earned him the Issekutz Award, and he concluded both his studies and the bar exam with highest honors.
In his free time, Martin gains inspiration from nature and studying the implications of artificial intelligence on society. He also enjoys writing and is currently working on a novel.
Rita Zihlmann (Legal Counsel, lic.iur., LL.M. International Business Law)
Rita is a corporate lawyer and passionate negotiator of complex contracts with many years of experience in the technology industry, especially in information technology.
Rita builds bridges between legal and regulatory frameworks and business outcomes, and ultimately contributes actively to joint and outstanding achievements. Drafted and negotiated numerous large and complex technology contracts and understands the correlation and dependencies of precision, quality, time criticality and operational and legal risks very well.
In addition to solid IT and technology law knowledge, Rita is reliable, dedicated, flexible and passionate about her profession. She is an analytically, pragmatically and holistically thinking problem solver, hands-on and a doer, who puts customers’ needs and expectations first.
Rita is inspired by the elements of air, earth and water when flying a single-engine aircraft, cycling in the Alps and diving in tropical waters.