Chambers FinTech, a comprehensive guide to the leading fintech professionals across the world, has recognized Morrison & Foerster with seven practice area rankings and two individual rankings in its 2021 guide.
Speaking to the firm’s international capabilities, the group was ranked in the Global-wide: FinTech Legal category. Our Hong Kong practitioners also received a ranking for FinTech Legal: Hong Kong-based.
Within the United States, the team was ranked in FinTech Legal; FinTech Legal: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies; California: FinTech Legal; District of Columbia: FinTech Legal; and, notably, Band 1 for FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending. Additionally, partners Obrea Poindexter and Sean Ruff, co-chairs of Morrison & Foerster’s fintech practice group, were both recognized with Band 2 individual rankings in the Payments & Lending category. Our new Band 2 ranking for Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies highlights the success of our Blockchain + Smart Contracts co-chairs Susan Gault-Brown and Dario de Martino in working with innovative utility tokens and advising on the launch of novel digital asset-related investment funds.
Morrison & Foerster’s multidisciplinary fintech team helps established and emerging bank and non-bank fintech clients, including fast-growing fintech companies, navigate the industry’s regulatory environment as it evolves and as new technology platforms emerge. You can read more about our Chambers rankings on the publication’s website.