Bradley Counsel Carol Van Cleef Appointed to BTCS Board of Directors

Press Release, Awards and Recognition

Bradley is pleased to announce that Carol R. Van Cleef, counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, has been appointed as an independent director to the BTCS Board of Directors.

BTCS is an early entrant in the digital asset market and one of the first U.S. publicly traded companies focused on digital assets and blockchain technologies. Through its transaction verification services business, the company actively verifies and validates blockchain transactions and is primarily focused on disruptive, non-security protocol layer assets such as bitcoin and ethereum. 

Ms. Van Cleef is an internationally recognized authority and pioneer in legal issues involving cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. As chair of Bradley’s Blockchain and Digital Assets practice, she leads the firm’s virtual currencies and blockchain work, helping clients navigate the complex, dynamic and rapidly evolving issues in these areas.

With a focus on regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters, Ms. Van Cleef has built a global reputation as a leading attorney and problem solver in financial services industry and cryptocurrency and blockchain communities. She represents virtual currency exchanges, blockchain developers, NFT creators and platforms, and various types of financial services and fintech companies.

In addition, Ms. Van Cleef serves as CEO of Luminous Group, a blockchain technology, growth advisory and risk management solutions company that develops and delivers anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance training through the AML Training Institute. She also serves as an advisor to a number of early-stage companies in fintech and blockchain-related technologies.

You can read the full press release from BTCS here.