Wednesday , 18 September 2019

Amy Wan

Amy Wan
Amy Wan is chief executive officer and co-founder of Sagewise. She has authored various legal publications in capital markets, including the legal practice guide on initial coin offerings (ICO) for Bloomberg Law and chapters of the LexisNexis practice advisor on private equity. Previously, she was a partner at a boutique law firm and general counsel at a fintech company. She is a frequent speaker and founder/co-organizer of Legal Hackers LA, which centers around the intersection of law and technology. Amy was named one of the ten women to watch in legal technology by the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal in 2014; was recognized as a female leader in legaltech in 2018 by the ABA Law Technology Resource Center; was named one of 18 millennials changing the face of Legaltech by Law.com and was nominated as a finalist for the Corporate Counsel of the Year Award 2015 by Los Angeles Business Journal. Amy has also worked in international regulatory and trade policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and was a presidential management fellow at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Transportation. She holds an LL.M. in public international law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and a B.A. in biological sciences from the University of Southern California.

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