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Carlton Fields Featured in Law360 Article Spotlighting Law Firm Lawyers Who Hold GC Roles

Blockchain and Digital Currency   |   July 19, 2019
Carlton Fields attorneys Andrew (Drew) Hinkes and James Walker IV were quoted in a Law360 article highlighting the unique value of attorneys who simultaneously hold general counsel and law firm roles. When Hinkes joined Carlton Fields’ Blockchain and Digital Currency practice, he chose to maintain his role as general counsel of Athena Blockchain Inc., an investment bank focused on structuring and placement of tokenized securities. Hinkes, nationally recognized by CoinDesk as one of the Most Influential People in Blockchain, had the support of both Carlton Fields and Athena Blockchain.
 
"I think that him maintaining a foot in the business world gives him this ongoing business perspective that is especially valuable in a space like blockchain," Walker, who leads Carlton Fields’ Business Transactions practice, told Law360.
 
READ: Law360, “Why Some Straddle The Line Between Law Firm And GC Gigs” (subscription only)
 

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