Chief Legal Officer, block.one
Wendy is a senior corporate lawyer with over 15 years of private practice and in-house counsel experience. She has extensive experience working with technology companies including start-ups having worked at Cooley LLP in the Silicon Valley, California and Torys LLP in Toronto previously, and has particular expertise providing legal advice in relation to distributed ledger technology projects (including the development of the EOS.IO software) and blockchain tokens.
Wendy’s broad corporate/commercial law experience includes corporate restructurings, VC/private equity transactions, setting up investment funds, joint venture transactions, complex M&A and advising with respect to insurance/reinsurance transactions. She was formerly Assistant General Counsel for the large NYSE-listed reinsurance company, Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings, which was recently acquired by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. for US$4.9 billion.
In addition to California and Ontario, Canada, Wendy has practiced law in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda and is an offshore law specialist. Wendy has been recommended as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 Caribbean and has been included on Citywealth’s IFC Power Women Top 200 list.