Bloomberg Law
May 24, 2021, 10:46 PM

Coinbase Lures More Lawyers In-House After Exchange Goes Public

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Coinbase Global Inc. has brought on four new in-house lawyers in addition to Faryar Shirzad, the chief policy officer whose hire the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange announced Monday.

Coinbase, which tapped Fenwick & West to advise on the direct listing that took the company public in April, has recently recruited lawyers from the Biden-Harris transition team, bank holding company Capital One Financial Corp., digital asset trading platform OKCoin USA Inc., and retail giant Walmart Inc.

Within the past few weeks Coinbase added Lianne Labossiere Worden as chief of staff and trust and risk counsel to the general counsel, company spokesman ...

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