Crypto-Asset Disputes - USA
What the team is known for
Waymaker is a Los Angeles-based trial and appellate litigation boutique, and is held in high esteem for FinTech and crypto-asset disputes. It acts for developers of crypto tokens, dApps and DeFi protocols, crypto investors and wallet providers on commercial disputes and securities litigations as well as regulatory enforcement and criminal defence matters.
"They have a strong presence in this practice area and are very very active."
"They are very active in this sector and are real thought leaders. They are very reputed for this work and are on the big cases."
Waymaker is defending Block.one in two consolidated class actions in the SDNY, against allegations that it violated securities laws in connection to its USD4 billion token sale.
Brian Klein is one of the pre-eminent cryptocurrency litigators in the USA. He has represented a number of businesses in responding to regulatory inquiries and defended them against criminal prosecutions. "He is one of the best crypto litigators in the country. If I get calls where I am conflicted, he is the person I would refer those calls to. He is so clued in and just the absolute best." "He is one of the best in this space, and I think the world of him; he really, really, really knows this space and should be ranked as highly as possible in this sector."