Team

Meet the team behind The LegalTech Fund.

Rick Banks, JD

VENTURE PARTNER
  • Professor at Stanford Law Faculty Director

  • Stanford Center for Racial Justice

  • Prominent author

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Erez Kalir

VENTURE PARTNER
  • Formerly Tiger Management and McKinsey 

  • A.B., Stanford; MSc., Oxford; JD, Yale Law School

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Zach Posner

MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER
  • 15+ yrs early stage companies CEO, Venture and BOD experience

  • Finance, strategy, and business development expertise

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Nate Schorr

INVESTOR
  • Co-founded micro-impact fund

  • Principal at consulting firm

  • Yale MBA

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Casey Tierney

INVESTOR
  • Corp Dev at AvidXchange

  • Valuation & M&A at Grant Thornton

  • MS, Wake Forest University

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Sam Elhag

MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER
  • 15+ yrs early stage companies CPO, Co-founder, and BOD experience

  • Technical product management and operational expertise

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Bill Murphy

VENTURE PARTNER
  • Managing Partner of Cresting Wave

  • Former CTO of Blackstone

  • Co-founder and frmr CTO Capital IQ

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Kyle Richless, JD

OPERATING PARTNER (BD)
  • Head of BD at Axiom

  • Expert in growing sales strategy from founder led sales

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Nick Sethi

ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE
  • IP and M&A at Kirkland & Ellis, Weil, and in-house

  • IP and technical expertise

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Alex Yorke

ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE
  • Product Manager at Benchling, VersaMe

  • Technical product management expertise

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Tristan Hough

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
  • Venture for America fellow

  • Georgetown MBA

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Evan Okun

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
  • Director at Circles & Ciphers

  • Yale MBA

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Tamal Roy

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
  • Data & analytics at Quartet Health and Progyny 

  • NYU MBA

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Mike Suchsland

VENTURE PARTNER
  • Deep experience as legal tech board member, consultant, and investor

  • Former president of Thomson Reuters Legal

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Jon Zerden

OPERATING PARTNER (TECH)
  • Former CTO of Exos

  • Technical operations advisor to several early to mid stage technology companies

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