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Lee Schneider

Ava Labs

General Counsel

Lee Schneider serves as General Counsel for Ava Labs, a leading blockchain software company. Mr. Schneider is responsible for all aspects of the legal function as well as the company’s government affairs initiatives.

As an early lawyer in the financial services and technology space (FinTech) and a leading voice in blockchain law and policy, Mr. Schneider has been involved in many significant projects in FinTech and blockchain, including some of the largest and most popular token sales.  He also co-hosts a FinTech podcast with former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, available on iTunes and other podcast services.

Prior to Ava Labs, Mr. Schneider served as General Counsel of and as a practice leader at two major US law firms. Mr. Schneider has a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law (’91).