Overview


Joseph (Joe) B. Evans represents cryptocurrency and FinTech companies.  Joe is widely recognized as a leader in cryptocurrency law.  Since 2013, Joe has been representing companies and individuals in all aspects of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related legal matters, spanning from defending government investigations, pursuing cutting-edge cryptocurrency litigation, obtaining money transmitter and other state licenses, and advising on initial coin offerings.

Joe has been recognized for his success in cryptocurrency-related litigation, including in connection with one of the cryptocurrency industry’s largest bankruptcy cases in the United States and intellectual property litigation between competing cryptocurrency companies.  Joe has qualified cryptocurrency tracing experts in federal court and obtained immediate recovery of stolen cryptocurrency for his clients.  Joe also obtained emergency relief in intellectual property litigation against competitors using the same and similar names for competing cryptocurrencies.

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Results


Recognitions


  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers in New York, 2020

Community


  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member

Credentials


Education
Fordham University School of Law, JD, 2013
Fordham University, BS, 2010

Admissions
New York

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York