Daley Epstein - McDermott Will & Emery


Daley Epstein represents cryptocurrency, blockchain, FinTech, and web3 companies in litigation and regulatory matters. She specializes in helping crypto and web3 builders, investors, and other market participants navigate an emerging and rapidly-evolving regulatory landscape. Daley is a versatile problem solver with broad experience helping clients navigate complex and novel legal issues using creative, practical strategies to achieve their objectives. Recognized as “One to Watch” in New York for 2023 and 2024, Daley is distinguished by her solutions-orientated approach to her clients’ legal challenges and her passion for the incredible innovations they are building.

Her practice includes prosecuting and defending cutting-edge blockchain and digital asset litigation, defending government investigations, and counseling clients on securities and banking regulations and intellectual property issues. Daley also advises cryptocurrency and FinTech companies on federal and state licensing issues. Daley’s broad experience – from strategizing winning court briefs to helping clients launch NFT marketplaces – makes her uniquely equipped to help her clients accomplish their goals.

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  • Currently represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of Voyager Digital Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded cryptocurrency company and one of the largest cryptocurrency platforms in the world
  • Secured favorable settlement for multinational fintech company in action alleging breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties*

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  • The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” in Commercial Litigation, 2023 to 2024
  • “Top Attorney Under 40”, Cardozo Society, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, 2020


  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, former associate


SMU Dedman School of Law, JD cum laude, 2018
The University of Texas at Austin, BA, Plan II Honors Program, 2014


US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Hebrew (Conversational)