Hansen.Dax (c)Dax Hansen

J. Dax Hansen has an extensive background in payment systems and products, and he regularly resolves the related complex regulatory, consumer protection and business issues that arise. His practice emphasis includes IT, payments and international business transactions, including mobile financial services and m-commerce, online business, software and technology licensing, and Japanese business transactions. Dax’s clients include payment service providers, wireless carriers, online and physical retailers, social networking companies, online service providers, software application developers and hardware manufacturers.

Boehm.Josh (c)Joshua Boehm

Joshua Boehm is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice and a member of the firm’s Decentralized Virtual Currencies Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency group.  He has counseled clients on a variety of financial regulatory and enforcement matters, principally relating to banking, derivatives and insolvency law. These matters have involved complex bankruptcy claims, criminal sanctions allegations and numerous cross-border issues arising from the Dodd-Frank Act. Additionally, Josh has developed substantial experience in virtual currency law and regulation. Recently, he advised a leading bitcoin exchange in obtaining a trust charter. He has also advised other virtual currency companies, including custodians and brokers, in navigating fast-evolving regulatory challenges across multiple jurisdictions.

Cabou.J (c)J Cabou

J Cabou defends individuals and corporate entities against criminal and other government investigations, including civil enforcement proceedings. J has substantial experience in white collar matters and is a recognized authority on both state and federal civil forfeiture, seizure and racketeering laws. Experienced at the trial and appellate levels, J defends the rights of clients in such industry sectors as virtual currency, money transfers, gaming, wholesale pharmaceuticals, legal services, and music and entertainment promotion.

Cutler.Joe (c)Joseph Cutler

Joseph Cutler’s litigation work focuses on combating cybercrime and enforcing website terms of use. In addition, he counsels clients on federal and state privacy and data security laws, consumer protection laws, and Internet laws. Joe manages a rapid response enforcement team to vigorously defend clients against illegal spamming, phishing, pretexting and other forms of malicious Internet behavior. In one matter, Joe successfully prosecuted and obtained a $711 million judgment against Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed “Spam King,” for attacking Facebook users.

Eisenberg.Gary (c)Gary F. Eisenberg

Gary Eisenberg focuses his practice on creditors’ rights, workouts, litigation and bankruptcy, with a particular focus on representing Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) special servicers, CDO holders and other financial institutions. Gary has more than 20 years of experience in representing secured creditors, CMBS special servicers, bondholders, hedge funds, CDO holders and distressed asset buyers in large and complex cases. He advises on the debtor-creditor aspects of corporate transactions, including structured finance transactions, inter-creditor relationships, cash management and enforcement of security interests.

Fogg.George (c)George K. Fogg 

George Fogg counsels the firm’s business and private equity clients as well as banks and other institutional lenders in commercial transactions and all aspects of complex secured and unsecured debt financings, including acquisition, asset-based, senior syndicated, leveraged, mezzanine, second lien, bridge, credit enhancement, equipment, project, private placement, asset securitization, debtor-in-possession and other financings, together with entity structuring, intercreditor, restructuring, workout and bankruptcy matters relating to these financings.

138012Kendra Haar

Kendra Haar focuses on complex commercial litigation and on combating cybercrime and enforcing website terms of use. Kendra is a member of a rapid response enforcement team that vigorously defends clients against illegal spamming, phishing, pretexting, social engineering and other forms of malicious Internet behavior. Actions to prosecute individuals whose conduct interfere with client websites or Internet activity often include Internet forensic work, cease-and-desist actions and formal litigation. Kendra is involved with the firm’s Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency industry group, where she advises clients that deal with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to comply with financial services law, including the Bank Secrecy Act, FinCEN regulations, Anti-Money Laundering requirements, and state money transmission and financial services laws.

Hudson.Jalina (c)Jalina Joy Hudson

Jalina Hudson focuses her practice on White Collar & Investigations. She has represented clients in a range of compliance issues before FINRA, DOJ, and the SEC, as well as internal FCPA investigations. Recently, Jalina has assisted in high-profile litigations and investigations involving virtual currencies and decentralized crypto-currencies.

Miller.Keith (c)Keith Miller

Keith Miller represents clients in high-profile litigations and investigations involving virtual currencies and decentralized crypto-currencies. A former SEC enforcement attorney, Keith focuses on federal and state investigations, white collar crime and complex civil litigation. His clients have included leading investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment advisers and commercial banks. Keith frequently represents clients in civil litigation and in investigations conducted by the SEC, DOJ, FINRA, CFTC, State Attorney General Offices, Congressional committees and other regulatory agencies.

Mrazik.Ryan (c)Ryan Mrazik

Ryan Mrazik counsels on and litigates privacy and data security issues for communications service providers, emerging technology companies, and companies in retail, entertainment, healthcare, financial and other industries. He assists communications service providers in responding to government and other requests for lawfully authorized electronic surveillance and disclosure of user information. Ryan also counsels technology and others companies regarding compliance with a range of privacy and data security statutes.

Ness.Lowell (c)Lowell D. Ness

Lowell Ness has considerable experience in securities law and corporate governance matters. His practice focuses on high-growth emerging companies and involves venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and private placements. His clients range from startup companies in the earliest stages to well-established public companies, as well as private equity and venture capital funds. Lowell regularly acts as either company counsel or investors’ counsel in venture capital financings.

Penn.John (C)John D. Penn

John Penn focuses his practice on bankruptcy and workouts.  During his more than three decades of counsel, he has represented secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, trustees and unsecured creditor committees in major and high-profile reorganizations and insolvency proceedings.  John frequently provides commentary to the media on current issues and writes articles on topical issues, such as on new disclosure requirements for bankruptcy attorneys, fraudulent transfers in the Chrysler bankruptcy and credit bidding.

Reyes.Carla (c)Carla L. Reyes

Carla Reyes is a contract attorney who focuses her practice on virtual currency, electronic financial services, and privacy and data security. Carla was an associate at Perkins before taking a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Stetson University. While at Perkins Coie, She regularly counseled clients regarding the wide variety of regulatory compliance issues facing both virtual currency firms and other electronic financial services businesses. She also represented clients before regulators in a variety of issues. A former litigator, Carla has also represented clients in a number of class action consumer protection cases, including those alleging unfair or deceptive conduct and violation of privacy rights.

Rosini.Laurie (c)Laurie Rosini

Laurie Rosini, an attorney in the Technology Transactions & Privacy practice, focuses her practice on electronic financial services, blockchain technology and digital currencies, and privacy and data security. Laurie has experience reviewing clients’ products and services to ensure sound privacy policies, data security practices and transaction processing. Laurie also counsels clients regarding the regulatory compliance issues facing electronic financial services businesses and virtual currency firms.

Soderquist.Kirk (c)Kirk A. Soderquist

Kirk Soderquist focuses his practice on intellectual property, technology licensing, digital media, entertainment, advertising and marketing law, and corporate finance. He represents emerging growth and established technology companies in the gaming, software, Internet, social networking, retail and advertising industries. Kirk has represented and counseled publishers and developers in connection with licensing game-related technology and intellectual property rights, software game development and publishing agreements, game distribution arrangements, the divestiture and acquisition of game assets, and technology-based strategic partnerships and collaborations.