Ms. Ubell’s experience in the blockchain, cryptocurrency and financial technology industries and deep knowledge of blockchain technology and applicable laws allows her to propose creative solutions and actively partner with clients to identify and design potential alternatives amid a complex and evolving regulatory landscape.
She has extensive experience serving as corporate counsel to emerging companies developing and implementing cryptographic tokens, digital assets and blockchain technologies. Ms. Ubell advises companies on general corporate matters such as entity formation, debt and equity financing transactions and corporate governance matters and counsels companies on regulatory matters associated with launching blockchain networks and distributing digital assets. She also assists investors in creating novel structures or terms specifically designed to align and capture shareholder value in blockchain networks and digital assets.
Ms. Ubell’s experience includes:
- Advised industry-leading projects regarding developing and structuring blockchain networks including compliant distributions of digital assets and project launch.*
- Facilitated first of their kind regulatory settlements on behalf of financial technology companies including digital asset issuers.*
- Member of Silicon Valley based virtual currency working group that proposed regulatory solutions including proposed securities law safe harbor.*
- Advised leading Silicon Valley venture capital funds regarding token-based investments and equity investments in blockchain technology companies.*
* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Ubell served as Special Counsel at Cooley LLP in Palo Alto. Before Cooley, she served as an attorney in the Division of Corporation Finance at the US Securities and Exchange Commission.