Nicole Friedlander and Sharon Cohen Levin Comment on Demand for Cryptocurrency Expertise in The American LawyerAugust 30, 2022
Sullivan & Cromwell litigation partners and former federal prosecutors Nicole Friedlander and Sharon Cohen Levin spoke with The American Lawyer about the growing demand for regulatory and enforcement expertise in the cryptocurrency sector. The article notes that Sullivan & Cromwell has leveraged its expertise in financial regulation and enforcement to capture work in the digital asset space.
“Sullivan & Cromwell's deep experience with financial institutions is so helpful in the crypto space because regulators and enforcement authorities are applying traditional concepts and ways of thinking to new technologies,” said Nicky, who is co-head of S&C's Cybersecurity Practice and a former Chief of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.
“As companies have gotten bigger, their problems have grown and they have turned to counsel with a wealth of experience dealing with these issues for financial institutions,” added Sharon, who led the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit in the Southern District for two decades.
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