Full Name
Dan Roeser
Job Title
Partner
Company
Goodwin Procter LLP
Speaker Bio
Dan Roeser is a partner in Goodwin’s Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense group and its Digital Currency & Blockchain practice. He represents companies and institutions, underwriters, and individuals in securities actions, shareholder derivative actions, and criminal and regulatory proceedings.
Mr. Roeser’s cases involve some of the most high-profile matters of their kind as well as legal issues that are at the leading edge of securities law, such as digital currency + blockchain technology; high frequency, algorithmic trading; and spoofing. Mr. Roeser has defended the following class actions in the digital currency + blockchain space:
Tezos Foundation Securities Class Action: Represented the Tezos Foundation, a Swiss Foundation that supports a cryptocurrency and blockchain platform, in a putative securities class action in federal court in San Francisco arising out of a fundraiser of the equivalent of $232 million in Bitcoin and Ethereum. This was one of the first putative securities class actions in the digital currency and blockchain space.
BAM Trading Services Inc. Class Action: Represents BAM Trading Services Inc., a digital currency exchange, in a putative class action in federal court in Illinois arising out of alleged violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. This is one of the first such putative class actions in the digital currency and blockchain space.
Mr. Roeser has been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 U.S. 2022, with clients noting that he “is simply outstanding with deep thinking, highly valued advice and detailed legal reviews.” He is a member of the Crypto Valley Association in Switzerland. He also presents regularly on recent developments on updates with digital currency, blockchain, and securities litigation through in-house continuing legal education programs at financial institutions and at leading conferences throughout the country.
Mr. Roeser received his J.D. from Harvard Law School (cum laude) and received his A.B. from Harvard College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).
Dan Roeser