With more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie LLP represents companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth —from startups to FORTUNE 50 corporations. Our Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group was publicly launched in May 2013 as the world’s first legal practice focused on decentralized cryptocurrencies and shared ledger technologies. As an outgrowth of Perkins Coie’s long history representing fintech, internet, mobile and other technology companies, this multidisciplinary group is on the front lines of industry developments, helping clients address the complex legal issues faced by blockchain and digital currency businesses. Attorneys in this practice provide product counseling, regulatory investigations and compliance counseling, litigation support, consumer protection counseling and business transaction assistance. Clients include shared ledger consortia platforms, exchanges, wallet providers, payment processors, investors and industry associations.