PAID Network is proud to announce their newest advisor Ryan Williams, the Founding Partner of Ashbury Legal, a boutique law firm in San Francisco with an international reputation for representing blockchain and cryptocurrency clients, including industry leaders like Ripple, Binance, and IDEX. Ryan’s wealth of knowledge and experience in the blockchain industry provides PAID Network with a valuable legal advisor to consult for strategic advice, recommendations, and direction.
Ryan brings his extensive experience in drafting legal agreements, leading the way in assisting PAID Network to create its one-of-a-kind SMART Agreements to be used on the platform. His expertise and deep understanding of cryptocurrency law will be a valuable asset to everybody using the PAID Network platform, creating the opportunity for anyone in the world to access industry-leading, high-quality contractual agreements at a fraction of the price when compared with legacy systems. As a legal advisor for PAID, Ryan will assist in creating and advising on all traditional contracts, SMART Agreements, compliance, legal strategy and infrastructure. With his help, PAID will be in a strong position to navigate the murky waters of the international legal system.
Beginning his career as a securities and capital markets attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York, Ryan found himself gravitating towards technology companies and eventually joined the emerging companies practice at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, first in New York and then in Silicon Valley.
Some of Ryan’s professional accolades include:
- Advising Ripple’s Xpring on the legal implications of decentralized finance product design
- $35M financing for Constellation’s blockchain-based data security protocol
- Designing the DAO for Pocket Network, a blockchain infrastructure provider
- $8M financing for Framework Labs, the largest holder of $LINK outside the Chainlink team
- Designing the compliance roadmap for IDEX’s decentralized digital asset exchange
We look forward to our cooperation with Ryan, and benefiting from all that he offers to PAID Network.
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