Corporate Attorney | Anderson Kill

Hailey Lennon

Los Angeles

Hailey Lennon is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s Technology, Media and Distributed Systems Group.  A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), she is also a member of the firm’s Regulatory, Investigations and White Collar Group.  She is based in California and affiliated with Anderson Kill’s Los Angeles office.  At Anderson Kill Hailey provides clients with front end advice on regulatory requirements related to FinCEN, OFAC, CFTC AND SEC.  She also assists clients in obtaining state money transmitter licenses, the New York Bitlicense, Wyoming SPDI’s and National Trust and Bank Charters. Hailey also handles SEC investigations and enforcement actions concerning the cryptocurrency space.

Prior to joining Anderson Kill, Hailey was regulatory counsel at leading cryptocurrency platforms Coinbase and bitFlyer. At Coinbase, Hailey helped oversee regulatory relationships with the SEC, CFTC, OFAC and state regulators.  She worked with the New York Department of Financial Services to obtain approvals for new products, services and digital assets and managed the companies’ Bitlicense and Trust Company supervisory relationships, reporting and audits.  She also assisted with the Crypto Rating Counsel and reviewed securities law analysis of coins considered for listing and custody; managed external law firm relationships and lobbying efforts; obtained state lending licenses; and assisted with the launch of Coinbase’s margin product in 23 states.

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The Battle To Be Satoshi
Forbes (Crypto & Blockchain) | January 22, 2021
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The False Narrative of Bitcoin’s Role In Illicit Activity
Forbes (Crypto & Blockchain) | January 19, 2021
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Cryptocurrency SEC Enforcement Action Demonstrates Need For Safe Harbor
Forbes (Crypto & Blockchain) | September 17, 2020
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Women X Web3

Edge and Crypto Connect

August 10, 2022  |  San Diego, CA
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Bitcoin 2022 Conference


April 09, 2022  |  Miami Beach, FL
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Payments and Fintech in Gaming

The Seminar Group

July 16, 2021  |  San Diego, CA
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Can Blockchain and Bitcoin Truly Disrupt the Fintech Landscape?

WITI's 27th Annual Virtual Summit

June 22, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Bitcoin Makes the Laws

Miami Bitcoin 2021

June 04, 2021  |  Miami, FL
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What the NFT?

The New York Supply Chain Federation

May 27, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Crypto's Thorn in the Flesh: Access to Banking Services

Coindesk Consensus 2021

May 27, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Law on the Block: A Look at Crypto and Other Regulatory Developments

The Block

March 30, 2021  |  Washington, D.C.
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Cryptocurrency Regulation

Women in Technology International's Digital Inclusivity Virtual Summit

December 09, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Interpreting the First Regulatory Clarifications for Stablecoins Issues by SEC and OCC

2020 Virtual IAFCI Annual Training Conference

October 27, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Next Gen Gaming: Skill Gaming, Sports, E-Sports, and Cryptocurrency

July 16, 2020  |  San Diego, CA
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Blockchain Use Cases: Stablecoins in 2020

Blockchain by Women

February 18, 2020  |  San Francisco, CA
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Banking and Crypto: Derisking is Not a Strategy

Crypto Compliance Symposium

June 27, 2019  |  San Francisco, CA
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Global Regulation and Its Limitations

Bitcoin 2019

June 25, 2019  |  San Francisco, CA
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Blockchain and IOT

2019 Women in Technology Summit

June 11, 2019  |  San Jose, CA
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Crypto Meets OFAC: What Sanctions Regimes Mean for the Industry

Consensus 2019

May 13, 2019  |  New York, NY
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Women in Blockchain Panel and Hogan Lovells LLP

April 10, 2019  |  San Francisco, CA
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2019 Monterey Threat Financing Forum

The Middlebury Institute

March 22, 2019  |  Monterey, California
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Blockchain (But Were Afraid to Ask)

23rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

March 13, 2019  |  Washington, District of Columbia
Criminality and Crypto Future Learn


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fintech - Future Commerce Program

University of San Diego School of Law, (cum laude and Order of the Coif), J.D.

Loyola Marymount University, (Dean's List), B.A.




United States District Court for the Southern District of California; United States District Court for the Northern District of California.