The next NYC Legal Tech Meetup has been scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, November 7th, at Hogan Lovells.

The meetup, entitled “Blockchain Basics and Legal Use Cases,” will include

  • a brief (10-15-minute) primer on blockchain technology (to level-set for a mixed audience of lawyers and technologists);
  • a panel (including audience Q&A) on the legal use cases of blockchain technology (e.g., smart contracts, property rights registration, identity); and
  • informal networking with refreshments.

Event timeline:

6:30 – Networking over drinks and food

7:15 – “Blockchain Basics” presentation, Thomas RushConsenSys

7:30 – “Legal Use Cases of Blockchain Technology” panel

  • Aaron Wright – Chair of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Legal Industry Working Group, Associate Clinical Professor and Co-Director of Cardozo Law School’s Blockchain Project and co-founder of the smart contract project OpenLaw
  • Houman Shadab – Cofounder of, Professor of Law at New York Law School, Co-director of Accord Project for smart legal contract standards
  • (additional panelists to be announced)

8:30 – End of formal programming


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(Note: The December or January meetup will be a legal tech “Demo Day.”  If you know of an innovative new legal tech company (or established company launching a new product), encourage them to reach out to at!)

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Join our new NYC-based legal tech community, and come to “Blockchain Basics and Legal Use Cases” on Nov. 7!