Michelle Gitlitz

Partner

Crowell & Moring

Partner

Crowell & Moring

About

Michelle Gitlitz is the Global Head of Crowell & Moring’s Blockchain and Digital Assets practice, and a partner in the White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement and Corporate groups. She is located in the firm’s New York office.

An experienced regulatory lawyer and litigator, Michelle’s practice focuses on the legal and regulatory issues facing both emerging and established companies that invest in and incorporate blockchain technology and digital assets into their businesses. Her experience includes advising clients on the legal, regulatory, and risk management issues surrounding coin/token offerings (including launching new offerings and remediating prior offerings); working with clients in connection with digital currency exchanges and platforms; establishing new blockchains and nodes; and advising clients on navigating federal and state money transmission laws.

Michelle also has experience in handling federal and state government regulatory inquiries and enforcement actions relating to financial services, securities, and disclosure issues.