Nehal Madhani is an attorney and the founder and CEO of Alt Legal. Alt Legal's cloud-based IP docketing software is trusted by Am Law 200 firms, boutique firms, and in-house legal departments to prepare and manage hundreds of thousands of IP filings and deadlines daily. Before starting Alt Legal, Nehal practiced as an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. He is a Python/Django developer and serves on the board of Django-NYC, a nonprofit organization with nearly 2,500 software developers as members. He is also a CodeX fellow at Stanford Law School.
Nehal speaks regularly about the intersection of legal practice and technology at bar associations and legal conferences, including Clio Cloud Conference, New York County Lawyers Association, and the Florida Bar. He has authored publications about how IP offices can innovate, including most recently for World Trademark Review. Nehal has also co-authored publications about the challenges of applying current antitrust law to online business models, which have appeared in the Huffington Post and in the Journal of Management and Information Systems. He was selected for the 2016 Fastcase 50 – an award that “recognizes 50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.”

Nehal has a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School of Business, and a B.A. from Northwestern University. He graduated Northwestern University with a double major in biology and economics.