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White & Case Earns Band 1 Chambers Ranking for Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

Chambers Fintech Legal has ranked global law firm White & Case LLP Band 1 for Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, and among the leading Fintech firms, in the United States. The firm has advised on some of the most landmark deals in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, and continues to advise on novel fintech, payments, and InsureTech matters.

In its guide, Chambers highlights the cross-practice strength of White & Case's Fintech group, including "provid[ing] top-notch regulatory advice to some of the largest financial institutions and technology companies" and "representing some of the most innovative players in the fintech space in M&A transactions."

Partners Adam Chernichaw (New York), Guy Potel (London), Karsten Wöckener (Frankfurt) and counsel Carsten Lösing (Frankfurt) also received individual rankings.

"This is welcome recognition of our extensive experience and capabilities," said Guy Potel, the global Head of White & Case's Fintech Group. "We very much appreciate the opportunities to partner with industry leaders at the forefront of financial innovation, both in the US and across the globe." Client testimonial from Chambers notes Guy's ability "to become the linchpin bringing everyone together in multiparty negotiations. He is able to marshal specialist resources from around the firm at the drop of a hat, and has built a stellar team of people who obviously want to work with him."

Adam Chernichaw, a partner from the Fintech Leadership team, says "We are greatly honored to have achieved these rankings and so very grateful to our clients who trust us to advise them on their most strategic, innovative and trailblazing projects." According to Chambers, clients say Adam is "absolutely amazing. He's not just technically astute but has legal, commercial and practical expertise as well. Adam is one of the best, if not the best out there. He has the acumen, the skill sets and the ability."

In addition to the Band 1 ranking, White & Case received Fintech practice rankings in Germany, Mexico, and globally, reflecting our growing capabilities to handle the most complex, multi-jurisdictional fintech, blockchain, and payments projects.

The Chambers rankings follow the group's recent award from Law360 for "Fintech Practice Group of the Year."