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CahillNXT is the premier destination for clients seeking counsel to help them resolve their most important, their most challenging, and their most sensitive legal and business problems relating to digital assets and other emerging technologies. We are entrepreneurial, creative, practical, responsive, and relentless in our efforts to achieve our clients’ goals.

Leveraging Cahill’s more than century-long track record of excellence and innovation in guiding traditional financial institutions through seismic transformations in the structure and regulation of capital formation and trading markets, the firm’s CahillNXT practice is now at the forefront of helping clients navigate the maze of risks and opportunities that flow from the world's next great financial revolution arising from the advent of blockchain technology, cryptocurrency transactions, Web3 (or Web 3.0) development, decentralized finance (DeFi), artificial intelligence (AI), and other emerging technologies.

Creative legal solutions for groundbreaking digital assets technology

A proud history guiding global financial institutions

Cahill’s Digital Assets & Emerging Technology Partners

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About The Team

Our globally recognized Digital Assets and Emerging Technology team is led by some of the most accomplished and creative “crypto native” regulatory experts, trial lawyers, investigators, corporate advisors, and dealmakers. The team is supported by a seasoned computer software programmer who helps our clients bridge the gap between computer code and the law.

The Cahill partners on the CahillNXT team are renowned for achieving exceptional results for institutional and individual clients in their thorniest legal challenges at the intersection of finance and technology, including complex transactions ranging from startup formation and venture fundraising to mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases, and joint ventures, as well as high-stakes criminal and regulatory enforcement matters, internal corporate investigations, and civil litigation relating to cryptocurrency and other emerging technologies. Our lawyers are also widely recognized as leaders in advising businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers in these fields on structuring business lines, financial products and transactions to comply with U.S. securities, commodities, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and money transmitter laws.

Our clients include some of the world’s leading digital asset trading platforms, derivatives trading firms, investment advisors, market makers, broker-dealers, venture capital firms, FinTech payment platforms, digital wallet-service providers, DeFi protocols, blockchain development companies, foundations, digital asset gaming platforms, and traditional financial institutions.


  • Cahill recognized among “The Elite” firms by Chambers USA
  • Cahill recognized as “Firm to Watch” in FinTech in The Legal 500 US
  • Partner Sam Enzer named as a Law360 MVP in FinTech
  • Partner Lewis Cohen consecutively ranked in Band 1 in Chambers FinTech Guide in the areas of FinTech Legal: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
  • Partner Sam Enzer ranked in Chambers FinTech guide in the areas of FinTech Legal: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, and in Crypto-Asset Disputes
  • Partner Sesi Garimella Named as a Rising Star in Banking in both Law360 and the New York Law Journal