Bloomberg Law
Oct. 13, 2021, 10:01 AM

Crypto Firm Fireblocks Hires Sullivan & Cromwell Special Counsel

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Fireblocks Inc., a cryptocurrency platform backed by several prominent investors, has hired Sullivan & Cromwell lawyer John McCarthy as the company’s general counsel.

Yelena Osin, a Fireblocks spokeswoman, confirmed that McCarthy joined the New York-based company last month as general counsel for product, corporate, and global regulatory affairs. He reports to Jason Allegrante, who joined Fireblocks last year and earlier this year became its chief legal and compliance officer.

McCarthy, who was most recently special counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell, joins Fireblocks after it announced Aug. 19 its addition of former Sullivan & Cromwell corporate partner Jay Clayton III to ...

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