Best Blockchain Law Firms

by Media Shower Editorial Team on 08/13/2018

Finding a qualified law firm with experience in the blockchain industry is a critical first step for any blockchain project. Use our free list of blockchain law firms as your starting point in researching the best legal firms with blockchain experience.

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Company Name Description Year Established Key Services Number of Employees Social Following
Baker McKenzie Baker McKenzie offers a full range of legal services to financial institutions as well as financial technology companies with matters including crowdfunding, e-payment platforms, digital banking, and cryptocurrencies. The firm is an advisor on the World Economic Forum’s Role of Financial Services Project, offering expertise in technology-enabled innovation and financial stability. 1949
  • Data protection
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax structuring
  • Capital raising
  • Consumer protection
  • Commercial contracts
  • M&A
  • Competition law
  • Employment matters
  • LinkedIn: 138,743
  • Facebook: 12,251
  • Twitter: 25,700
Blockchain Law Group

The Blockchain Law Group is a group of legal practices with international presence. It provides services in the field of blockchain technology, including issuance of product and security tokens and handling of cryptocurrency matters. The attorneys of the Blockchain Law Group have experience and expertise in assisting clients with both US and international legal compliance.

  • Blockchain legal aspects
  • Issuance of tokens
  • Legal opinion letters
  • Escrow services
  • No social profiles
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner focuses on the regulatory aspects of virtual currencies. Specifically, the firm focuses on how existing regulations have been applied to digital currency businesses and how regulation will affect emerging digital currency businesses. They also counsel clients on matters related to the intersection of digital currencies and the SEC and other regulatory bodies. 2018
  • Regulatory Advice:
    • Product and system design.
    • State and Federal licensing and exemptions.
    • Strategic relationships with regulated financial institutions and other vendors and service providers.
    • Compliance advice on the laws of 50 states and on Federal law.
  • Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • LinkedIn: 2,322
  • Facebook: 1,222
  • Twitter: 6,000
Cooley LLP

Cooley LLP has a history of representing innovative companies in the Silicon Valley area and has a keen understanding of disruptive technologies. They offer trusted legal advisors who understand how innovation and law interact, as well as key regulatory issues. They have presences in financial technology epicenters in London and New York, as well as California.

  • Corporate formation
  • Venture and private equity financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public offerings
  • Regulatory counseling
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy and data security
  • Employment & severance matters
  • Litigation
  • LinkedIn: 10,935
  • Facebook: 2,334
  • Twitter: 8,063
Covington Covington has wide-ranging experience across the many industries in which blockchain technology is and will be used. The company is positioned to advise clients on subject matter like policy, regulations, litigation, enforcement / investigations, privacy, data security, consumer protection, and transactional particulars as they relate to distributed ledger technology. 1919
  • Bitcoin regulatory advice
  • Blockchain asset acquisition
  • LinkedIn: 11,399
  • Facebook: 1,063
  • Twitter: 7,299
Crypto Lawyers Corporation

Crypto Lawyers Corporation (CLC) is based in California with offices in Silicon Valley, San Diego, Moscow, and Odessa. The firm specializes in cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and initial coin offerings. The company has expertise in the complicated regulations surrounding the emerging crypto-world, offering effective, competent, and creative legal solutions while minimizing legal risk.

  • Legal strategy for ICO
  • Corporate Structure
  • Jurisdiction & Registration
  • Legal audit of ICO projects
  • Regulatory counseling
  • Legal Opinion for Crypto-Exchanges
  • Token Sale Documentation
  • Offering structuring and PPM
  • Regulation D filings
  • LinkedIn: 144
  • Facebook: 203
  • Twiter: 40
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has clients in the finance and financial technology spaces. As regulators evolve to protect consumers and the integrity of the financial system, the firm aligns business, compliance, legal, and technical expertise to assist client companies with today’s unique challenges and opportunities in a unique and emerging legal landscape. 1944
  • Regulatory advice
  • Intellectual property counseling
  • Transactions structuring and document drafting
  • Negotiation support
  • Securities matters
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Investments
  • Representation in litigation and enforcement.
  • LinkedIn: 5,477
  • Facebook: 960
  • Twitter: 3,346

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm and operates internationally. The company is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index and is also a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner. Recognized by prominent legal and business publications for client services, Dentons offers a polycentric approach and world-class legal talent to advance client interests.

  • ICOs and token generating events
  • Capital market activities
  • Broker-dealer and exchange regulation
  • KYC
  • AML
  • Securities, commodities and criminal enforcement
  • Taxation analysis
  • Privacy and data security
  • Intellectual property
  • LinkedIn: 42,873
  • Twitter: 8,580
DLA Piper Group DLA Piper is a leading global law firm in the financial technology sector, with clients including financial institutions, VC funds, and banks that want to invest in new technologies and innovative strategies. DLA Piper has extensive experience in advising clients on financing, corporate issues, data / technology issues, IP, exit strategies, and regulation compliance. 2005
  • Corporate
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Regulatory
  • Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology
  • LinkedIn: 97,844
  • Facebook: 9,600
  • Twitter: 36,200
Fenwick & West LLP

Fenwick & West LLP offers comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences companies at lifecycle stage. The firm creates innovative, cost-effective, practical solutions on issues including VC funding, public offerings, M&A, intellectual property, and more. Fenwick & West LLP has more than four decades of experience with some of the world’s leading companies.

  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Securities Enforcement
  • Securities Litigation
  • Startup & Venture Capital
  • Tax Litigation
  • Technology Transactions
  • LinkedIn: 5,493
  • Facebook: 1,554
  • Twitter: 6,710
Field Fisher Field Fisher provides legal services to the technology sector and has extensive experience in legal issues surrounding blockchain technology. The company offers experience in cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and proof of existence, and advises many significant industry players to ensure they are in full legal compliance while implementing blockchain technologies. 1989
  • Intellectual Property
  • Cyber security
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • LinkedIn: 13,651
  • Twitter: 4,365
Fisher Broyles, LLP

Fisher Broyles, LLP is a financial technology and blockchain group that brings expertise in regulations, technology, and transactional issues for comprehensive services in both these spaces. With experience in capital markets, data security and privacy, securities, private equity, IP and more, the firm helps clients invest in innovative products and services that are revolutionizing finance and tech.

  • Initial coin offerings and token generating events
  • Crypto asset and blockchain issues
  • Anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance
  • Fund formation for crypto asset funds and FinTech funds/li>
  • Seed, venture capital and private equity investments
  • Private round, IPO and follow-on offerings
  • Acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures
  • LinkedIn: 2,257
  • Facebook: 447
  • Twitter: 276
Frost Brown Todd LLC The Blockchain team at Frost Brown Todd LLC helps clients prepare for the disruption of blockchain. A multidisciplinary team trains those learning how blockchain will change their industry, and counsels on statutory and regulatory compliance, litigation, and business transaction assistance. The firm is a member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce Lawyers’ Committee. 1917
  • Counseling on statutory and regulatory compliance
  • Litigation support
  • Business transaction assistance
  • LinkedIn: 3,378
  • Facebook: 248
  • Twitter: 1,657
Goodwin Procter LLP

Goodwin Procter LLP has over 1,000 lawyers across the US, Europe, and Asia, and excels at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation, and advisory services in industries including finance, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology, working alongside clients to achieve results through integrity, ingenuity, agility, and ambition.

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  • Corporate and securities law
  • Venture financing
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • Banking compliance
  • SEC and criminal defense
  • Private equity
  • Securities litigation
  • Real estate
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • LinkedIn: 10,559
  • Facebook: 1,301
  • Twitter: 6,230
Latham & Watkins LLP Latham & Watkins LLP assists financial institutions, tech companies, and startups on development, protection, distribution, and implementation of technology around the world. With a cross-disciplinary, global team, the company serves the full spectrum of the financial technology ecosystem on all relevant legal matters, including regulations, cryptocurrencies, and other crypto assets. 1934
  • Global M&A and Private Equity
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Information Law
  • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Litigation & Trial
  • Capital Markets Practices
  • LinkedIn: 46,255
  • Facebook: 8,415
  • Twitter: 31,600
Mayer Brown

The lawyers of Mayer Brown specialize in technology and finance, bringing flexibility and innovation to clients who must navigate complicated regulation and financial waters. The firm also includes legal technologists, financial services regulation and enforcement specialists, IP lawyers, and experts in banking and finance, who also bring their expertise to our tech and finance clients.

  • Banking
    • Analytics
    • Data management
    • CRM
    • Anti-money laundering
    • Digital-only banks
  • Finance
    • P2P lending
    • Commercial loans
    • Crowdfunding
    • Capital markets
    • Insurance
  • Payments
    • E-commerce
    • P2P transfers
    • Merchant solutions
    • Mobile wallets
  • Crypto Currency & Blockchain
    • Distributed ledgers
    • Coins
    • Wallets
    • Exchanges
    • Derivatives
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity
    • Breach response
    • Management of customer data
    • Big data
  • LinkedIn: 24,463
  • Facebook: 1,700
  • Twitter: 17,700
MME MME is an integrated law, tax, and compliance firm representing individuals and companies in all matters related to business. In particular, the partners assist clients in Switzerland and internationally, providing guidance in legal matters, tax, and compliance. Using cutting edge technology, the company has international experience and can create tailored entrepreneurial solutions for its clients. 1999
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public offerings
  • Regulatory issues
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy and data security
  • Employment and severance matters
  • Litigation
  • AML and cybersecurity programs
  • LinkedIn: 644
  • Twitter: 706
Njord Law Firm

The Njord Law Firm operates in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions and has offices in Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, all other Scandinavian countries, and Germany. It is a full-service law firm offering legal services in the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial technology spaces, as well as banking and finance law services.

Not available
  • Financial services regulation
  • Payment service and e-money institutions
  • Peer-to-Peer (P2P) debt and equity financing
  • Crowdfunding and -investing
  • Corporate contributions to share capital in cryptocurrency
  • Tax and VAT advise in the cryptocurrency or token sale domain
  • Capital markets regulation
  • Data protection
  • Intellectual property
  • KYC
  • AML
  • LinkedIn: 2,103
Ogier Law Ogier Law has a dedicated team to counsel clients in digital, blockchain, and financial technology areas. It is particularly oriented toward companies that want to use an offshore structure as well as clients implementing investment strategies and other opportunities involving cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and blockchain technology, including novel blockchain and distributed ledger products. 1867
  • Business structuring
  • Operational and regulatory matters
  • Intellectual property
  • Venture and private equity financing
  • Public offerings
  • Corporate governance
  • LinkedIn: 4,799
  • Facebook: 956
  • Twitter: 2,729
Perkins Coie

Perkins Coie has been in the blockchain space since the beginning, advising clients on key topics like tokenization and use of Bitcoin. Since that time, the company has expanded to become the world’s largest blockchain technology and digital currency industry group. Their goal is to help clients pioneer the diverse and vast uses of blockchain technology.

  • Money transmitting licensing
  • Money services business compliance
  • AML and cybersecurity programs
  • Decentralized ledger technology
  • Business operations and corporate formation
  • Privacy and data security
  • Securities and commodities
  • LinkedIn: 11,641
  • Facebook: 1,390
  • Twitter: 8,347
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has experience dating back to the earliest days of blockchain technology. The firm’s long track record of experience and expertise is in assisting clients across many different financial institutions, including banks, money services businesses, payment networks, retailers, payment processing providers, and tech companies. 2001
  • Consumer financial services
  • Corporate formation
  • Venture and private equity financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public offerings
  • Regulatory issues
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy and data security
  • Employment and severance matters
  • Litigation
  • LinkedIn: 6,352
  • Twitter: 2,281
Rimon Law

Rimon Law employs a financial technologies team consisting of lawyers with considerable experience in both law and financial institutions and regulatory agencies. Recent additions to the staff have expanded the company’s ability to counsel clients on financial regulatory and intellectual property matters. Rimon Law also advises clients on cryptocurrency and blockchain issues.

  • Financial regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • KYC
  • AML
  • Digital and mobile payment systems
  • Bank chartering
  • Cryptocurrency and blockchain issues.
  • LinkedIn: 1,257
  • Facebook: 267
  • Twitter: 763
Royse Law Royse law employs an experienced team to assist with planning, structuring, and implementing ICOs. The firm also provides general and transactional advice on tax, business, and corporate matters. Clients include closely held, emerging growth and middle market companies, as well as venture capitalists, angel investors, and private equity clients. 2006
  • Whitepaper review & analysis
  • Regulatory analysis & compliance
  • Tax planning
  • Foreign counsel
  • KYC
  • AML
  • LinkedIn: 1,035
  • Facebook: 478
  • Twitter: 645
Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell (S&C) has a lengthy track record in navigating complex regulatory structures. The firm is uniquely qualified to advise startups as well as established clients in the financial technology sector. With a multidisciplinary team, S&C works closely with clients and brings the entire firm’s expertise to every matter on which it advises.

*130 years
  • Bank regulatory
  • Negotiation and execution of various M&A and joint venture projects
  • Development of rules and structures for new financial products and systems and the related commercial law issues
  • Development and management of intellectual property
  • Capital raising efforts by emerging companies, as well as initial public offerings and secondary debt and equity offerings
  • Investment opportunities for established financial institutions in FinTech companies and technologies
  • Anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance
  • Money transmitter/money services business licensing and compliance requirements
  • The organization, formation and launch of digital exchanges used to trade stock futures, physical commodities, virtual currencies, municipal securities, emissions credits and other securities.
  • LinkedIn: 13,628
  • Facebook: n/a
  • Twitter: 2,600
The Crypto Lawyers The Crypto Lawyers is a firm of US lawyers who help individuals, businesses, and organizations navigate the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology spaces. Representing clients in transactional and litigation matters, the firm offers help with coins and tokens, both onshore and offshore token sales, hedge funds, and venture capital funds. 2017
  • Token Sales & Exchange Compliance
  • Tokenized Security Offerings
  • Fund Structure & Strategy
  • U.S. and Offshore Entity Formation
  • Litigation & Disputes
  • Compliance for Businesses and Organizations
  • LinkedIn: 34
  • Twitter: 136
K & L Gates

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. They provide legal solutions for the FinTech industry’s constantly evolving platforms, services, and technologies. Recognized as one of the world’s Top 20 Law Firm Brands, their lawyers counsel clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate and regulatory law as well as litigation.

  • Blockchain
  • Commercial Technology and Sourcing
  • Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Cyber Law and Cybersecurity
  • Investigations
  • Enforcement and White Collar
  • IP Procurement and Portfolio Management
  • Payment Systems
  • Privacy
  • Data Protection and Information Management
  • Public Policy and Law
  • Telecom, Media and Technology,
  • Technology Transactions
  • LinkedIn: 30,158
  • Facebook: 1,565
  • Twitter: 5,806