Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman’s Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets Practice Team, led by Sarah H. Brennan, offers clients a broad range of legal services to help them understand and navigate the ever-changing regulatory climate in order to structure and conduct their business in alignment with best practices. Our multidisciplinary team can advise on a variety of blockchain matters, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), crypto-currency investments, smart contract transactions, regulatory investigations, and litigation support. Our practice touches on the following areas:

• Regulatory compliance, from securities laws to consumer protections laws
• Technology transactions and business transaction advice
• Data privacy and cybersecurity
• Venture capital and private investments
• Capital markets
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Intellectual property matters and licensing
• Tax
• Financial services regulatory enforcement and investigations
• Know Your Client (KYC) & Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance matters
• Commercial litigation
• Public policy and government affairs

In addition, our team, supported by the firm as a whole, works on a wide variety matters that intersect with blockchain technology and can provide sophisticated advice on cybersecurity, supply chain management, the Internet of Things, as well as issues that arise from blockchain’s impact on industries such as finance, healthcare, logistics, accounting, and real estate.
Team
headshot of team member Sean P. Balkin
Sean P. Balkin Senior Associate sbalkin@lippes.com 716.853.5100 x1264
headshot of team member Scott E. Friedman
Scott E. Friedman Chairman | Partner | Team Leader - Family Business sfriedman@lippes.com 716.853.5100 x1231
headshot of team member Eliza Friedman  Shea
Eliza Friedman Shea Senior Associate efriedmanshea@lippes.com 872.254.5500 x1281
headshot of team member Eric M. Soehnlein
Eric M. Soehnlein Partner esoehnlein@lippes.com 716.853.5100 x1275
headshot of team member Dennis C. Vacco
Dennis C. Vacco Partner | Team Leader - Government Investigations & Enforcement Actions dvacco@lippes.com 716.853.5100 x1255
headshot of team member Andrea H. Vossler
Andrea H. Vossler Partner | Co-leader - Startups & Venture Capital avossler@lippes.com 716.853.5100 x1270
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