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About Me


Reinhard von Hennigs

Reinhard von Hennigs is the Chairman and Founder of BridgehouseLaw LLP, a North Carolina-based law firm with offices in the United States, Canada, and Germany. He is admitted to practice law as an Attorney in the USA (North Carolina), Germany (Rechtsanwalt), Georgia (Foreign Law Consultant) as well as with the United States Supreme Court. 

With over twenty-five years of experience in the international legal business community, Mr. von Hennigs regularly speaks with leaders of government and business associations on important developments in international law. He has presented to Chambers of Commerce, trade associations, and universities in both the United States in Germany. Mr. von Hennigs' regularly advises globally operating companies on market entry strategies. His work primarily focuses on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and works strategically with clients to establish legal structures that address the business needs of the client as well as immigration, tax, liability, and regulatory considerations.

 In 2016, Mr. von Hennigs was elected to be the President of Bridge Alliance, an international alliance of law firms with practices in Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, United States, Canada, Brazil and China. He is the President  of the Charlotte Chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organisation (EO), a global think tank and international peer-to-peer group of entrepreneurs.

Reinhard von Hennigs

International lawyer and businessman

Outside of law

Besides practicing law, Reinhard is an entrepreneur and an author, a president of many associations and groups the world, a soon to be podcast host, and more.


  • "Morning Musings: 100 Thoughts of Global Business and Law" - Charlotte, 2020
  • "Family Protocol: Family Charter - Family Constitution" - Charlotte
  • Various Publications in DAJV Magazine (Deutsch-Amerikanischer Juristen Verband)
  • "Real Estate Investment Trusts - U.S. Immobilien an der Börse" - Atlanta, 1997

  • "Selbständigmachen in den USA: Chapter US-Legal System" - Munich, Germany, 1999
  • "Finanzen, Geld und Vermögen: Chapter immobilienaktien - Real Estate Investment Trusts and chapter US - Immobilien" - Hamburg, Cologne, Germany, 1999
  • "Das amerikanische Schadensrecht: Torts und Product Liability" - Heidelberg, Germany, 2000
  • "Schärferes Geldwäschegesetz in den USA" - FAZ, 2001
  • "European Convention on State Immunity and other International Aspects of Sovereign Immunity" Volume 9, 2001
  • Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution, 185, 9:1 - 2001
  • "BaymeMe Achriftenreihe Nr. 19: Arbeitsrecht in den USA" - Munich, 2007

Leadership Positions

  • President of the Bridge Alliance
  • President of Charlotte Chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)
  • Since 2012: President of the German Business Roundtable, Charlotte
  • Since 2008: President of the Johanniter Humanitarian Group
  • Since 2007:  Chairman of the Southeast Cluster of the Johanniterorden in the USA
  • 2013 - 2014: President of the Rotary Club of Charlotte International
  • 2000 - 2011: President of the German Church, Atlanta


  • Berlin Bar Association
  • The State Bar of North Carolina
  • German American Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • German American Business Association
  • German American Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Real Estate Investments Trusts (NAREIT)
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Secretary since 2012, Board Member since 2007)