Michael (“Mike”) is one of the two founding partners of Wolfe Miglio and is a skilled professional in the analysis and movement of both the cryptocurrency market and the U.S. regulatory environment. Prior to the completing of his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Mike traveled the world and learned to speak conversational Mandarin Chinese, and also worked for Tilleke & Gibbins in Bangkok, Thailand and DLA Piper in Singapore. His appreciation and love for technology led him to become an early cryptocurrency investor and enthusiast. His work is a way for him to combine his enthusiasm for new and developing technology with his career as a legal professional.
Mike specializes in assisting clients who wish to enter, or are already engaged in, the growing cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. He handles matters within the United States as well as internationally, with his top concerns being the protection of his clients from legal liability and their success as a company overall. Mike takes a personal interest in his client’s success and safety in the long term.
As one of the United States’ premier cryptocurrency attorneys, Michael is technically savvy and is highly familiar with the technical aspects of smart contracts and blockchain technology at its core. Mike’s personal network of influencers, tech specialists, financial professionals, investors, and blockchain related service companies allow him to easily help his clients in multiple areas and in a comprehensive fashion. He has consulted on legal matters that touch dozens of countries and continues to advise on STOs/ICOs/IEOs, traditional private equity funding, funds, and exchanges regarding their legal needs.
Adam lived his early years traveling abroad, spending most of his life between the United States and Germany. He has since become extremely well versed in the developing and changing field of cryptocurrency, as well as traditional corporate securities and capital markets. After completing his B.A. at The University of Texas at Austin, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, he co-founded Wolfe Miglio. Today, he focuses on assisting cryptocurrency and blockchain clients with securities compliance, business strategy development, offering documentation, fund repatriation, and solving unforeseen issues that occur during offerings.
Adam prides himself on being a leading U.S. cryptocurrency and blockchain lawyer and was recognized by MarketWatch in a 2019 spotlight article as having filed more regulation D exemptions with the SEC for cryptocurrency projects than any other single attorney in the United States for the previous year. As one of the managing partners in an industry-leading boutique law firm, Adam provides legal advice and services to projects world-wide. Over his legal career he has consulted on matters in the United States, Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany, and many other countries.
Lily specializes in token offerings (ICO/STO/IEO/IPO) and regulatory compliance in the crypto, blockchain, and digital asset fields. Lily has consulted in token offering strategies for over 20 projects, and advised Crypto-Exchanges and stablecoin issuers on financial licenses and regulatory compliance. Lily’s client history ranges from startups to large, established companies; from individual investors to institutional investment funds; and from market participants to market makers.
Lily has 13 years of experiences in fintech, securities and capital markets, and has represented many Asian tech companies entering into the US market through cross-border M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Prior to joining Wolfe Miglio, PLLC., she worked as an attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP, as a member of Ruton Capital, and at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission working on FCPA, AML and OFAC related investigations.
Lily serves as an adviser for Peking University Incubator's Blockchain Lab, as the Director of the Digital Economy Research Center of the People’s Daily MOOC Law School, and as the Secretary-General of the World Blockchain Organization. Lily is also the Senior Editor of The DeFi Review and The IPFS Review, and is the co-author of "Blockchain Finance", a textbook studied at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua SEM).
Lily has a law degree from Southwest University of Political Science and Law and an LLM degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Lily was a Global Igniter on scholarship with Stanford University, and she completed the Blockchain Strategy and Fintech Program at Saïd Business School of Oxford University.
Lily speaks English and Mandarin and is licensed to practice law in New York, Illinois and China.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Jesse has 10 years of experience working with startups and small and medium-sized enterprises in the areas of blockchain, e-commerce, and corporate governance at the international level. Jesse joined Wolfe Miglio in 2019 from Ziliak Law’s Blockchain practice group, where he advised digital asset funds on formations and capital raises and assisted cryptocurrency exchanges with licenses for money transmission in the U.S.
Jesse graduated from Tulane Law School in 2016 with an accelerated dual degree focusing on the intersection of law and development. He was Managing Editor of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law and President of the Tulane International Law Society. He worked with worked with a seed stage venture capital firm; with a legal search startup acquired by LexisNexis; with a boutique international transactional law firm on matters related to foreign direct investment in Bhutan and U.S. investment in China; and with an indigenous tribe in the Amazon Rainforest on capacity building through entrepreneurship.