Jacob Robinson is an associate in McCarthy Tétrault’s Fintech Group and Business Law Group, more specifically in our Securities Regulatory and Investment Products Group in Toronto. In this role, Jacob remains at the forefront of the digital asset space to better advise clients on navigating the complex legal and regulatory risks associated with digital assets and blockchain infrastructure. Jacob also provides advice on matters relating to ongoing securities law requirements and general corporate matters.
As host of the Law of Code podcast, Jacob speaks with prominent individuals in the digital asset space about the legal side of cryptocurrencies, DAOs and NFTs. These wide-ranging conversations include guests such as SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce and McCarthy Tétrault’s own Lori Stein. Jacob is also a frequent speaker on the legal side of digital assets, often presenting on risk management and global regulatory trends.
Jacob graduated law school cum laude, with both Canadian and American JD degrees from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law and Detroit Mercy School of Law, respectively. During his second and third year of Law School, Jacob was a TA for Contract Law. Upon graduation, he received the J.W. Whiteside award for contributions to the Windsor community. He also holds an Honours BsC from the European Business School in Germany.