Who We Are
Lawyers, technologists and explorers. As blockchain and other disruptive technologies and markets evolve at ever-intensifying velocities, law, business and technology collide at the outer edge of the expanding wave of human possibility. We surf these tides alongside our clients, guiding them and being guided back, adapting constantly to the morphing flow of futurity while maintaining strong lifelines to the bedrock principles of sound lawyering and jurisprudence so that the future has channels into the past. We engage closely with other practitioners, academics and policymakers to inform and be informed by the very best through leadership available and we pride ourselves as being recognized as one of the three leading blockchain legal practices in the United States by independent ranking firm Chambers and Partners.
DLx is a new type of firm, for a new type of economy.
Lewis Cohen and Angela Angelovska-Wilson, both with DLx Law, provided Providence St. Joseph Health with exemplary legal support during the negotiations with Microsoft to create an alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare. Lewis and Angela were incredibly responsive and proactive throughout. I could not have asked for better outside counsel support, and I would not hesitate to engage them again.
is an early distributed ledger technology adopter and a leading authority in the evolving global legal and regulatory landscape surrounding distributed ledger technology and smart contracts. Prior to co-founding DLx Law, Angela served as the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer of Digital Asset and was part of the founding team. Prior to joining Digital Asset, Angela was a partner at Reed Smith where she regularly advised clients on the implementation of new technologies to finance and the complex regulatory schemes involved in the development, creation, marketing, sale and servicing of various financial services and products. Before Reed Smith, Angela spent most of her career in various roles at Latham & Watkins, where she was recognized by The Legal 500 US among the top finance attorneys in the U.S.
Angela has a deep understanding of the Fin-Tech industry and in particular the distributed ledger industry, having been involved in a number of startups in various roles, as an employee, entrepreneur and advisor. In addition to DLx Law, Angela is also co-founder of Sila Inc., an innovative technology company.
Lewis Rinaudo Cohen
focuses his practice on the use of blockchain and tokenization across all aspects of the capital markets. Over a 20+ year career, Lewis’ experience has spanned everything from large-scale initial public offerings to the funding of start-ups, with a particular focus on securitizations and other complex structured financings. Lewis has represented issuers, underwriters, banks and others on a wide range of transactions around the globe. With the emergence of blockchain technology, Lewis early on identified the important role this technology would play across the financial markets and virtually all aspects of the commercial landscape and committed his time to advising clients in this area. Lewis is a frequent public speaker on the topic of blockchain and the financial markets and was recently named in “Band 1” as one of three top-ranked lawyers in the blockchain space in the United States by leading independent firm, Chambers & Partners. Prior to DLx Law, Lewis was a partner in the New York office of two of the Global 25 law firms. Lewis graduated from Clark University, cum laude, with a B.A. in Philosophy and went on to Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law where he received his J.D.
focuses on advising entities regarding legal issues associated with the adoption of blockchain technology. Prior to joining DLx Law, Greg was a Deputy Attorney General in the Delaware Department of Justice. He served as the Director of the Investor Protection Unit for three years and was responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the Delaware Securities Act. Prior to his appointment as Director of the Investor Protection Unit, Greg was the Director of the Consumer Protection Unit for three years. Greg has successfully represented the State of Delaware in many complex civil enforcement matters alleging violations of Delaware investor and consumer protection statutes and has extensive litigation experience. Greg graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Finance and received his J.D./M.B.A. from Temple University.
Sarah advises clients in all matters related to the adoption of blockchain technology, including general corporate, venture financing, securities laws and financial regulatory. Prior to joining DLx Law, Sarah was a senior associate in the M&A group of an international law firm headquartered in New York City, advising public companies and private equity firms on mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Sarah received her B.A. from New York University, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Columbia Law School where she was a James Kent Scholar. During law school, Sarah also served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Debra Ann Livingston of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Tom advises clients in an array of matters related to blockchain, decentralized finance, banking and payments systems, financial products, and financial technology applications. He joined DLx Law as an attorney after working as in-house counsel for a payments and banking software service provider, advising on various legal and regulatory matters, risk, customer due diligence, and corporate best practices. Tom received his J.D. from George Mason University Law School in Virginia and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Tom is a former journalist, and, while in law school, he interned for DLx Law and served as a law clerk for various federal institutions in Washington, D.C., including the House Judiciary Committee, FCC, and CFTC. Tom is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and State of Oregon.