Andrew Wallach

Senior Associate

New York

Andrew Wallach advises startup companies during all aspects of their life cycle, including incorporation, day-to-day corporate governance, venture capital financings, and exit transactions.

Andrew, a Senior Associate in Orrick's New York office, has broad experience across the venture capital and startup industry, and focuses his practice on companies and investors in the FinTech and blockchain/Web3 industries.  As part of Orrick's Blockchain and Virtual Currency practice, Andrew advises blockchain companies and investors on regulatory issues, corporate structuring, and token issuances. 

  • Notable clients and engagements include, but are not limited to:

    • Apollo Agriculture (Agricultural technology)
    • Compound Labs (Defi lending platform)
    • Daemon Ventures (Blockchain focused investor)
    • DSCVR (Decentralized social content platform)
    • Felix Pago (Cross-border remittances)
    • Fhenix (FHE encrypted blockchain)
    • Illusory Systems (aka: Nomad) (cross-chain bridge)
    • Layer3 (incentive protocol)
    • Lore (web3 co-ownership platform)
    • Notional Finance (Fixed rate lending on Ethereum)
    • Road Capital (crypto-focused investor)
    • Spice Finance (Blockchain based developer)
    • Stems Labs (NFT music platform)
    • Teller Finance (DeFi risk assessed lending)
    • The Fractional Token Company (NFT Platform)
    • Wonderverse (Web3 developer tool)
    • ZeroEx (Information Technology for Ethereum and smart contracts)

    Examples of recent representations and transactions include:

    • Incorporations.
    • SAFE and Token Warrant financings.
    • Preferred Stock financings.
    • Token sales and launches, including foreign foundation formation.
    • Token incentive plans and token compensation.
    • Corporate governance, including board meetings, crisis response, and disputes.
    • Regulatory advice for FinTech and blockchain companies.
    • General employment and compensation matters.
    • Spin-outs and corporate restructuring.