Austin Mills is a Partner in the firm's Corporate Technology Practice and the Chair of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group. His primary areas of concentration include technology transactions, blockchain, cryptocurrency, payments, financial technology, and privacy and security. Mr. Mills advises clients on transactions and the application of laws relating to technology, particularly blockchain and financial technology. Mr. Mills also advises technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial services clients regarding regulatory compliance (e.g. money transmission) and data and information security and privacy matters and helps clients establish compliance programs. Further, Mr. Mills has advised several clients in connection with Token Sales (commonly referred to as Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs) and other blockchain-related initiatives, such as the issuance of cryptocurrency and formation of a cryptocurrency exchange. Mr. Mills has represented several technology clients with regards to services agreements, licensing agreements, distributor and reseller agreements, outsourcing matters and technology procurement.
Mr. Mills has represented clients ranging from start-up companies to large, multinational corporations, with a focus on technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, payments, healthcare and financial services, in addition to a variety of other industries.