Michael (“Mike”) is a founding partner of ICO Law Group and a professional in cryptocurrency market analysis and measurement of the regulatory environment. Before he was an attorney, he traveled the world and lived in various countries throughout Asia and Europe for a total of 2 years of his life, during which time he learned to speak conversational Mandarin. To pursue his goals of becoming a world-class international attorney, Mike worked for Tilleke & Gibbins in Bangkok, Thailand and DLA Piper in Singapore. Mike’s love for technology eventually led him to become an avid cryptocurrency enthusiast and investor, which ultimately led him to co-found ICO Law Group, where he gets to combine his love for the advancement of technology with his respectable career in the law.
Mike offers a wide range of services to clients engaged in, or looking to enter, the growing cryptocurrency space. He graduated from a top-ranked American law school and deals with clients in the United States as well as internationally. Mike’s top concern is to protect clients from potential liability, and to ensure their success as a cryptocurrency company. He acts on the advisory board of several ICO’s as a crypto attorney and takes a personal interest in the progression of his clients in the long run.
As one of the premier cryptocurrency attorneys in the United States, Michael is very technically savvy and is familiar with the technical aspects of smart contracts and blockchain technology at its very core. His network of investors, ICO marketing agencies, web designers, and blockchain engineers allow him to effortlessly assist cryptocurrency projects in a wholly comprehensive way. He has consulted on legal matters in The United States, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Estonia, Malta, and other countries, and fervently continues to assist ICOs/STOs, exchanges, and other companies in successfully navigating their legal issues.
Adam grew up between The United States and Germany; and is well versed in the developing and changing field of cryptocurrency law on a State, Federal, and International level. After completing his Doctor of Jurisprudence at a top ranking American law school, he focused on helping ICOs and STOs optimize their business development plans, white papers, and press releases to ensure positive fund raising results. He also specializes in legal advice regarding foreign and domestic SEC compliance to ensure compliant fundraising for cryptocurrency projects and ICOs/STOs.
All ICOs and STOs have questions about SEC regulation and compliance when they fundraise and operate their projects regardless of their country of origin, and Adam is a knowledgeable attorney that can confidently and thoroughly answers these questions, providing his clients with the peace of mind that both the team members and their projects are legally safe and compliant.
Adam prides himself on being a leading American cryptocurrency and blockchain lawyer assisting developing projects from beginning to end, and serves on the advisory board of several cryptocurrency projects as a crypto lawyer. As one of the founding partners in this industry-leading Boutique Law Firm, Adam provides legal advice and services to projects all over the world. Over Adam’s legal career, he has consulted on legal matters as a crypto-attorney in The United States, Japan, Gibraltar, Canada, and Australia.
Lily Feng focuses on advising tech companies on Security Token Offering (STO) in crypto, blockchain and digital asset fields, from structuring to conducting the STO in compliance with SEC regulations and other US federal and state laws. With over 10 years of experience in the fields of IP, Fintech, and Securities, Lily helps clients develop a comprehensive STO strategy that anticipates and responds effectively to new legal hurdles in the international legal arena. Her clients range from newly formed startups to established companies; individual investors to institutional investment funds; and market participants to market makers.
Lily began her career as an intellectual property lawyer in a top Chinese law firm. After she obtained her law degree in the United States, Lily worked at an AmLaw 50 law firm on cross-boarder M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Afterwards, Lily spent five years working at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she developed a thorough understanding of U.S. securities laws and regulations.
Lily later went on to work in the New York office of one of the largest Chinese privately held asset management companies in the world; today she uses that experience to help her clients understand what major funds and investors look for when investing in ICOs and STOs.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Jesse has 10 years of experience working with startups and small and medium-sized enterprises in the areas of blockchain, e-commerce, and corporate governance at the international level. Jesse joined ICO Law Group in 2019 from Ziliak Law’s Blockchain practice group.
Jesse graduated from Tulane Law School in 2016 with an accelerated dual degree focusing on the intersection of law and development. He was Managing Editor of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law and President of the Tulane International Law Society. He worked with worked with a seed stage venture capital firm; with a legal search startup acquired by LexisNexis; with a boutique international transactional law firm on matters related to foreign direct investment in Bhutan and U.S. investment in China; and with an indigenous tribe in the Amazon Rainforest on capacity building through entrepreneurship.
Jesse holds a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Humboldt University, Berlin and a BA magna cum laude from the University of Colorado, Boulder.