Brian Klein, JD
Brian Klein is an accomplished trial attorney who has successfully litigated in federal and state court. He graduated from New York University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. His practice focuses on high-stakes criminal and regulatory defense matters and civil litigation, and he aggressively and effectively advocates for his clients in a wide variety of state and federal forums. He is a former federal prosecutor with extensive trial experience, and he is known for his superior courtroom skills.
Klein has extensive experience with cutting-edge technology cases, including representing entrepreneurs, companies, and early adopters in all types of criminal and regulatory defense matters and civil litigation (including bankruptcy proceedings). He founded and chairs the board of directors of the non-profit Digital Currency and Ledger Defense Coalition and chairs the American Bar Association’s blockchain technology, digital currency, and ICO national institute, which took place in New York City this year. He formerly volunteered as the outside general counsel and chair of the legal advocacy committee for the Bitcoin Foundation. Chambers has recognized Klein as “the leading cryptocurrency trial attorney in the USA.”