DLA Piper Welcomes New Partner in Washington D.C.
Summary: DLA Piper added a new partner to their Intellectual Property and Technology group in Washington D.C.
DLA Piper made a new addition to their Washington D.C. office. Margo Tank will join the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice.
US Chair Frank Ryan of the firm’s IPT practice said, “The demand for legal services focused on digital transactions has risen exponentially and will only continue to grow. Margo’s vast experience in this area will allow us to better address client demand for legal, regulatory, operational and technical solutions to the risks posed by these transactions, which have become ubiquitous.”
Tank will focus her practice on advising businesses on the laws enabling emerging payment mechanisms, money transmission, and virtual currencies, and stored value and other asset value transfers utilizing blockchain technology.
Managing partner Jeff Lehrer of the Washington D.C. office added, “We’re thrilled to welcome Margo to the Washington, DC, office, where she will be a valuable addition to our intellectual property team. Her experience in the financial and FinTech sectors will increase our capabilities in those areas and allow us to offer clients business solutions that combine legal and consulting services.”
Tank was previously a partner at Buckley Sandler LLP and Goodwin Procter LLP. She also served as counsel to the US House of Representatives Banking Committee for Chairman James Leach. She earned her J.D. from Drake University Law School and her B.A. from the University of Vermont.