Partner | Sheppard Mullin
Adam Ettinger is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Century City and Palo Alto offices. He co-leads the firm’s Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency team. His practice includes venture financing, joint ventures, technology development, channel relationships, intellectual property, licensing, privacy, online advertising, and e-commerce.
Adam has focused on Blockchain technologies since 2012. This has included leading Bitcoin companies involved with security, payments, and hardware. Increasingly, clients are utilizing Blockchain technologies for applications as diverse as healthcare, micropayments, identity management, and the trading and management of securities, debt and assets.
His clients have included AMD, Apple, BitGo, Brave, DeviceScape, Get Satisfaction, Intel, Internet Devices (acquired by Alcatel), Magma Design, Network Solutions Inc. (NSI), Orchestria (acquired by CA), S3 (acquired by HTC), Self Aware Games (acquired by Big Fish), Tivo, and Undertone Networks. I have represented investors in investments as diverse as Hootsuite, Houzz, The Social+Capital Partnership, and SpaceX.