Associate, Goodwin Procter, USA
Mari Tomunen is an attorney at Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, where she advises blockchain technology and digital asset companies with various legal and regulatory issues. In addition, Mari is an Adjunct Professor at Boston College Law School where she teaches a course called Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets.
Mari has advised several dozens of blockchain and digital asset businesses of various sizes as well as governments with legal and regulatory issues most commonly related to securities, commodities, banking, and corporate law. She possesses unique expertise in the regulatory classification and analysis of digital assets and compliant digital asset offerings, including offerings involving equity tokens, investment contracts, and non-security (“utility”) tokens. She bases her legal advice on profound knowledge of the functionality and economics of cryptocurrencies, token offerings, smart contracts, Central Bank Digital Currencies, stablecoins, non-fungible tokens, airdrops, as well as centralized and decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges, and other digital asset trading platforms. She holds a deep understanding of different distributed ledger technologies including blockchains and their validation and consensus mechanisms as well as directed acyclic graphs.