K&L Gates Adds Blockchain Pros To Miami, LA Offices

By Rachel Rippetoe (June 16, 2021, 3:55 PM EDT) -- K&L Gates LLP announced Wednesday that it has hired a pair of blockchain vets from Carlton Fields to its Miami and Los Angeles offices, adding to the firm's capabilities in digital currency and fintech. 

Justin S. Wales, an accomplished litigator with expertise on the intersection of state law and blockchain companies, will split his time between K&L Gates' Miami and Los Angeles offices, while Andrew "Drew" M. Hinkes, who CoinDesk dubbed one of the "most influential people in blockchain," has joined the firm as a partner in Miami.  

"While K&L Gates has been a leader in the digital asset and cryptocurrency...

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