Blockchain and Virtual Currency Attorney | Anderson Kill

Preston Byrne

Washington, DC

Preston Byrne is a partner in the Washington D.C. office of Anderson Kill.

Preston advises a diverse range of technology businesses, including cryptocurrency miners and stakers, decentralized protocol developers, hedge funds and other institutional investors, money services businesses, custom software development shops, and social networks, in the United States and overseas, on corporate law issues including formation and capital raising, commercial contracts, and regulatory advice.

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Fellow, Adam Smith Institute

  • Representation of a range of technology businesses on U.S. and International law enforcement relations and government investigations.
  • Representation of decentralized token protocol developers on Reg D/Reg S token sales.
  • Representation of a range of technology businesses in corporate matters including formation and capital raising, investor relations, privacy and data protection, cryptocurrency mining, software licensing, general business advice, and disputes.
  • Designing legally compliant, blockchain-based, workflow automation systems for Tier 1 global banks and consortia of banks.
  • Representation of Twitter user pro bono in defamation action threatened by Satoshi Nakamoto claimant.
  • Representation of banks and EU public sector agencies on a range of transactional finance matters.
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Breaking Down the Bipartisan Crypto Bill


June 09, 2022  |  Washington, D.C.
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Blockchain 101 for Attorneys and 2019 Year in Review

Connecticut Bar Association

February 19, 2020  |  New Britain, CT
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You don't know how lucky you are: a comparative analysis of U.S. and U.K. free speech rules

New Hampshire Liberty Forum 2020

February 02, 2020  |  Manchester, NH
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Roundtable: At the Frontier of a Reimagined Legal Landscape

Fordham Law Blockchain Regulatory Symposium

November 11, 2019  |  New York, NY
Ripple: Davos man no longer Financial Times


University of Connecticut School of Law, LL.M.
University of Law, London Moorgate, GDL, LPC, LL.B
University of St Andrews, Scotland, M.A. (Hons) International Relations


England and Wales, Connecticut, New York, and Washington D.C.