Partner, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
A partner at Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Justin Steffen is a lawyer dedicated to de-risking the digital economy. Banks, lenders, payments companies, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital firms, and other clients seek out Justin for his unique understanding of FinTech and emerging technologies. When client’s issues relate to financial privacy, cryptocurrency, blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, data analytics, or other advances, Justin is singularly situated to help them navigate the legal and regulatory obstacles to innovation.
A National Law Journal Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and FinTech Trailblazer and cited authority on digital currency, lending, and FinTech issues, Justin is equally capable of leading significant litigation matters and government investigations or advising clients on transactions and regulatory matters. In addition to his practice, Justin teaches FinTech and the Law at Northwestern law School.