Jordan R. Silversmith


New York
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Jordan Silversmith enlists a passion for advocacy to benefit clients of his developing practice. Eager to utilize his strengths in legal writing and research to meet the needs of others, he has assisted team members on complex matters that involved international anticorruption enforcement and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including relying on his foreign language skills to aid with a presentation that explained FCPA rules and regulations to Latin American companies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Blog Posts

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Leon Ruchelsman, Supreme Court of the State of New York: Judicial Intern (2016)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems Inc.: Data Analyst (2012 to 2014)


  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2018; Virginia Journal of International Law, Research and Projects Editor; Jewish Law Students Association, Co-President; J.B. Moore Society of International Law, Symposium Committee
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2011, summa cum laude


  • Italian
  • Spanish


In The Blogs

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Blockchain Monitor
U.S. Crypto Exchange Approved as Wyoming Bank; Firms Integrate Blockchain for Data Management; Multiple Enforcement Actions by Treasury, SEC, DOJ and CFTC
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Marc D. Powers, Jordan R. Silversmith
September 18, 2020
In this issue: • U.S. Crypto Exchange Approved as Wyoming Bank, MSB Regulations to be Simplified • Auto, Mining and Financial Firms Integrate Blockchain for Data Management • OFAC, DOJ, IRS and FATF Take Various Actions Against...
Blockchain Monitor
CBDC Test Platform Launches, Crypto Adoption Report Published; Air Force Awards Contract to Study Blockchain Applications; Past Bitcoin Code Vulnerabilities Disclosed
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
September 11, 2020
In this issue: • CBDC Testing Platform Launches, Crypto Adoption and Bitcoin Payment Options Grow • Air Force Awards Contract to Study Blockchain, Retailer Reports Successful Invoice Pilot • Hackers Demand $4 Million Bitcoin Ransom, Past...
Blockchain Monitor
IRS Addresses Crypto Micropayments, Blockchain Shipping Platforms Expand, DOJ Ties North Korea Crypto Hacks to Chinese Traders, FBI Thwarts Plot Involving Bitcoin Bribe
By Teresa Goody Guillén, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
September 4, 2020
In This Issue: • IRS Addresses Taxing Crypto Received in Microtasks, Swiss Enable Crypto Payments • Blockchain Shipping Platforms TradeLens and ShipChain Expand Networks • North Korean Crypto Hacks Laundered by Chinese; Crypto Compliance...
Blockchain Monitor
Federal Reserve Addresses Digital Currencies, Financial Firms Announce Crypto Initiatives, Blockchain Solutions Announced, Enforcement Actions in US and Ukraine
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith
August 21, 2020
In this issue: • Federal Reserve Addresses CBDCs Amid Crypto Initiatives by US and Foreign Firms • Blockchain Initiatives Announced in Supply Chain, Voting, Ports and Collaborations • Crypto Enforcement Announced by SEC, DOJ, and Texas...
Blockchain Monitor
Crypto Payment Products Show Gains, Blockchain Initiatives Announced for COVID-19 Data, Regulators Consider Blockchain Issues, Ethereum Classic Suffers 51% Attack
By Teresa Goody Guillén, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
August 7, 2020
In this issue: • Announcements Provide Details on New Cryptocurrency Payment Products • Blockchain Use in COVID-19 Data, Food, Beverage Bottles and Wine Supply Chains • Regulators Consider Blockchain Issues in Tax, Banking, Securities and...