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Katya Fisher

Partner
Overview

Katya Fisher is a Partner and Practice Group Leader of the Blockchain, Digital Assets, and Technology Transactions practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Ms. Fisher represents clients in a broad range of corporate matters and technology transactions and advises clients with respect to legal matters in the blockchain and digital assets industries.

Having provided legal counsel to international technology and media companies, Ms. Fisher has also represented numerous high profile entrepreneurs, executives and celebrities in U.S. immigration matters and in 2016 won a USCIS appeal, Matter of Y-S, on behalf of her client.

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2010
    • Howard M. Squadron Fellowship Recipient, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford University Faculty of Law
  • B.A., New York University, 2005

Languages

  • Russian

*Admitted to Practice in New York only.

Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • LevelBlox, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Marc Bell Capital, Advisor
  • IBM Blockchain Accelerator, Advisor
  • Founding Member, Institute for Blockchain Innovation (IBI)
  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Former Ambassador
  • Contemporary and Digital Art Fair (CADAF), Advisory Board

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Legal Panel,” Future of Finance, May 12, 2019
  • Moderator, “Cannabis Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Florida,” eMerge Americas, April 29, 2019
  • Moderator, “Legally Launched: Top Legal Tips for Startups,” eMerge Americas Workshop April 28, 2019
  • Speaker, “The Future of Tokenized Securities,” Security Token Summit, April 8, 2019
  • Speaker, “Digital Art and Blockchain”, Cardozo Arts & Ent. Law Journal Symposium, March 28, 2019
  • Moderator, Crypto Mondays: Miami Music Week Edition, March 25, 2019
  • Speaker, “The Path Forward for ETFs and Digital Assets”, Harvard Club of New York City, March 21, 2019
  • Speaker, “Legal x Blockchain,” Japan Blockchain Conference, January 30, 2019
  • Speaker, “Securitize Miami Monster Digital Securities Event”, January 20, 2019
  • Speaker, “Blockchain Panel”, Wall Street Conference, January 16, 2019
  • Speaker, “When Deals Turn Digital: New Technologies, Banking and the Future of the Art Market: Hosted by MasterCard” Scope Art Fair, December 7, 2018
  • Speaker, “The Future of Distributed Ledger Technology”, Unbound Miami, October 30, 2018
  • Speaker, “Designing a Security Token-Legal Perspective”, Crypto Invest Summit, October 23, 2018
  • Speaker, “How to Avoid Fraud Claims for Blockchain Issuers-Common Defenses to Securities Fraud Charges”, Blockchain Shift, October 13, 2018
  • Speaker, “Legal and Tax Panel”, Crypto Finance Conference, September 6, 2018
Awards

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers magazine, “New York Metro Area Rising Star,” Corporate Law, 2014 – 2019
Publications

Publications

  • Author, Once Upon a Time in NFT: Blockchain, Copyright and the Right of First Sale Doctrine, Cardozo AELJ Vol 37 Symposium, March 2019

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