Thomas Goldstein




Cogent Law Group


1875 K Street Northwest, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20006


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Summary of Experience

The Cogent Law Group Financial Technology (FinTech) Practice is a multi-disciplinary group of attorneys, legal and industry professionals providing market-leading financial regulatory, technology and transactional experience to clients worldwide. Our FinTech team leverage years of expertise in Corporate Law, Digital Payment Processing, Financial Institutions, Tax Compliance and Reporting Issues, Transaction Structuring, Data Security and Privacy, Intellectual Property and more. Cogent provides trusted advisors who understand the financial technology space, including blockchain/distributed ledger technology, in both legal and technical terms. Cogent attorneys have years of experience in blockchain/distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrency, and banking, including business and regulatory issues. Cogent has direct connections to regulatory environments in foreign jurisdictions that are friendly to FinTech companies, including businesses working with, transacting in, or developing cryptocurrency. Cogent attorneys have held high-level positions in large international law firms, multinational corporations, and/or government agencies and have served as start-up CEOs/ CTOs/ COOs and general counsel. With several serving as in-house counsel, Cogent attorneys have been on both sides of the attorney-client exchange. Cogent partners with FinTech industry leaders, banks, governments, non-government organizations (NGOs), and countless other private innovative practices. Cogent Law Group is a one-stop shop for any and all FinTech matters providing full-scale support from corporate formation, fund formation, funding, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and initial public offerings (IPOs), to regulatory compliance, AML/KYC, smart contracts, cyber security and privacy, finance, and capital markets.

Professional Goals & Objectives

Managing Partner

Domain Experience

Accounting, Advertising, Construction / Home Improvement, Education /Training, Entertainment / Recreation, Finance / Banking / Insurance, Government / Military / Defense, Healthcare / Medical / Medical Devices, Legal, Mining, Other, Pharmaceutical / Research / Biotechnology, Real Estate, Retail, Telecommunications

Use Case Experience

Asset Management, Budget Management, Data Analytics, Electronic Medical Records, Financial Instruments, Identity Management, Information Management, Intellectual Property, Permits & License Management, Property Management, Records Management, Security, Supply Chain Management, Voting / Election Systems, Other

Cryptocurrency Experience

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, NEM, IOTA, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitshares, Steemit, EOS, Chainlink, Zcash, Other

Languages Spoken

Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Russian, Spanish

Are you open to speaking opportunities?


Availability for Work or Contract Opportunities

Full Time

Available for Travel*