Forbes recognized Steptoe's Blockchain & Cryptocurrency practice in an article titled "Bitcoin Crime Search Engine Paves Way for a New Kind of Law Firm." The article discusses how the fast-changing world of cryptocurrency is fueling the growth of law firm blockchain and cryptocurrency practices.
In the article published August 5, the editor writes that "Washington DC-based Steptoe & Johnson, which generated $382 million revenue last year, has a 30-person blockchain practice and helped found the nonprofit Blockchain Alliance."
Steptoe was among the early entrants in this space and has a group that includes former high-ranking officials from the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, the CFTC, and the SEC with extensive knowledge in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology matters. Along with serving as counsel to the Blockchain Alliance, a coalition of three dozen companies in the blockchain space, Steptoe serves as an advisor to both Coin Center and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, two of the industry's premiere advocacy groups.
The full article can be read at Forbes.