Kai Kempgens

Lawyer and specialist lawyer for criminal law

Kai Kempgens has been working as a criminal defense lawyer in Berlin for twenty years. He defends and advises in numerous complex, in some cases nationally known, large-scale proceedings and special cases, often with specific professional reference to IT forensics, digital evidence and special technical and scientific issues.

  • 2024 Founding partner of EISENBERG KÖNIG SCHORK KEMPGENS PartG mbB
  • 2013 to 2024 Partner of the law firm kpw.berlin | We are criminal defense lawyers.
  • 2008 to 2013 Partner of the law firm Elfferding | Paluspki | Schimmel | Kempgens
  • since 2008 Specialist lawyer for criminal law
  • since 2004 Lawyer in Berlin
  • 2002-2004 Legal clerkship in Berlin
  • until 2004 Self-employed as an IT administrator and web developer
  • 1998 to 2000 Research assistant at a criminological research institute
  • 1994 to 2000 Studied in Bochum and Berlin (Humboldt University)
  • Born 1975 in Gelsenkirchen (NRW)


  • Member of the Criminal Law Committee of the DAV

Main areas of activity

  • Criminal defense
  • IT criminal law
  • Digital forensics