Kristen Riemenschneider is an associate in Arnold & Porter LLP's intellectual property and government contracts practice groups, focusing on the broad range of legal issues facing technology companies, including federal government contractors. Ms. Riemenschneider is a registered patent attorney.
Her experience includes:
Ms. Riemenschneider joined Arnold & Porter following her clerkship for the Honorable Francis M. Allegra at the United States Court of Federal Claims. She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as a managing editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law and as an editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Riemenschneider worked as an electrical engineer, researching and developing novel biometric authentication and personal security technologies. Ms. Riemenschneider has significant experience with hardware and software development, and is particularly interested in cryptography, the protection of sensitive data, and the issues associated with the use of open source software.
Member, American Bar Association, Sections of Public Contract Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Science & Technology Law
Assisted a new humanitarian-aid organization in corporate formation, obtaining tax-exempt status, and various commercial transactions
Assisted a chamber orchestra in corporate formation, intellectual property issues, and determining appropriate tax status
Represented various individuals in seeking public assistance, collecting unpaid wages, and other civil matters
Represented a disabled individual in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits.