19 August 2019

Firm hits the big apple with blockchain

Taylor English enters the New York market with the addition of specialist partner.

Taylor English Duma has entered the New York legal market with the addition of Chi-Ru Jou. She will serve as a partner in the corporate and litigation practice groups.

Entering NY

“Having a presence in New York has been a priority of the firm since the launch of our hybrid business model,” said Kirk Hancock, ceo of Taylor English. “Chi-Ru brings extensive knowledge and a range of experience to our corporate and litigation practice groups as well as further strengthens our bench and ability to serve clients in the Northeast.” On their website, Marc A Taylor, a founding partner of Taylor English, states “Our aim is to marry our brick-and-mortar platform with attorneys from all over the country, and expand our geographic scope and service offerings to benefit our clients.”

Blockchain focus

Ms Jou has more than a decade of experience advising clients in securities litigation and enforcement and complex commercial litigation. She focuses her practice on blockchain matters and advises with regard to federal and state securities laws, money transmitter laws and smart contract dispute resolution. Jou also represents investors, blockchain companies, cryptocurrency traders and advisors to blockchain companies in cryptocurrency-related commercial litigation as well as regulatory enforcement matters.

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