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Joel Telpner (Class of 1983)

Joel Telpner, New York, New York, is head of the Fintech & Blockchain practice group at Sullivan & Worcester LLP. In December 2018, he was named by Chambers and Partners as one of the Top 10 Fintech attorneys in America. Chambers FinTech ranks lawyers and law firms based on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and on other qualities most valued by the client.

Earlier this fall, Telpner was named to National Law Journal's inaugural Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazer list. He meets with global leaders to discuss and track the latest developments. In addition to having presented earlier this year at Davos, he is a member of the Global Blockchain Business Council and on faculty for the Blockchain Research Institute. Complete article available at:

Joel Telpner