Chair of the Polsinelli Financial Technology (FinTech) and Regulation Practice. Former General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer specializing in the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the financial services industry, including broker-dealers, alternative trading systems (ATSs), exchanges, peer to peer lenders, and digital currency platforms. Frequently speaks and writes on the JOBS Act, crowdfund investing, general solicitation under Rule 506(c), regulation of digital currencies, and Blockchain technology. Co-author of Real Regulation of Virtual Currencies - The Digital Currency Handbook. Specialties: Securities law (market structure and alternative trading system issues), intellectual property, corporate law, and strategy.