Currently working as an attorney and opportunity strategist in the blockchain and fintech world. I consult on Token Generation and Issuance, Securities Laws and Regs, Compliance, Startup Venture Law Negotiating Investment Agreements, and general positioning of projects by application in the crypto space. I’ve been attending crypto events in New York as far back as late 2012 , and have invested in crypto since 2013.
Speech given on my 2018 Blockchain Outlook for BTC North America / Miami Conference
I possess strong knowledge of securities laws, basics of kyc/aml compliance regulation, assessing capitalization structures and shareholder agreements for startups and investors, analyzing liquidation preferences and aligning incentives for icos’ and their investors, advising on private placement registration and solicitation as well as Jobs act exemptions and marketing patterns for equity crowdfunding.
I possess extensive experience with litigation processes including research, discovery, client intake, drafting motions and pleadings and settlement negotiation. I also have experience with IP litigation in biotech IP disputes and some proficiency in understanding intellectual property licensing agreements, analysis, and claim construction.
In these capacities listed above, I worked at Large New York firms including, Paul Weiss, Labaton Sucharow and Cadwalader.
I also enjoy reading about high tech and basic scientific research constantly as my daily news diet and occasionally writing about developing trends such as the blockchain eruption. Here’s an article about bitcoin i published online in January 2013. http://transhumanity.net/transhumanism-and-money/