Jared Butcher focuses on commercial litigation and judgment enforcement, domestic and international arbitration, and internal corporate investigations. He also assists the blockchain and digital currency practice to address legal and regulatory issues arising from the many possible commercial applications of blockchain, distributed ledger technology and smart contract systems.
Jared represents clients involved in cross-border litigation and arbitration, including investor–state disputes. He also advises clients regarding strategies for taking advantage of available legal protections when conducting business with foreign sovereigns and their agencies. Jared has experience in obtaining provisional remedies in aid of arbitration and in the course of post-judgment enforcement, as well as in seeking judicial recognition and enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards in courts in the United States and around the world.
Jared advises clients regarding a wide range of issues pertaining to blockchain applications (including blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS)), distributed ledger technologies, cryptocurrencies and digital assets, and smart contracts. He also helps clients assess whether their existing best practices for risk management and conventional approaches to dispute resolution can be optimised to better account for these issues.