Bloomberg Law
May 17, 2022, 9:30 AM

Crypto Lawsuit Deluge Has Big Firms Scrambling to Keep Up

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Cryptocurrency litigation is soaring, prompted by a surge of investors in the space, and US proposals promise more rules to fight over in coming months and years.

Crypto has generated more than 200 class action lawsuits and other private litigation as of this month, up more than 50% since the start of 2020, according to Morrison Cohen, which tracks the activity. Half of all crypto litigation are class actions or private suits, according to the firm’s data.

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“There’s been a steady stream of cases from regulators, but what’s really exploded is private litigation,” said Jason Gottlieb, chair ...

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