Taylor M. Thompson

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Taylor Thompson combines careful preparation and effective communication to solve problems for clients. He has been a part of teams representing companies and individuals in complex commercial disputes, environmental compliance and government investigations. Drawing on past experiences working for a national political party committee and a county prosecutor’s office, Taylor approaches every matter with a commitment to serving his clients’ strategic needs.

In addition to his developing litigation practice, Taylor contributes to BakerHostetler’s Blockchain Monitor, a blog committed to covering blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Community

  • Columbia College Alumni Association
  • Federalist Society

Prior Positions

  • Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney's Office: Intern (2018)
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee: Legal Intern, Office of the General Counsel (2016)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018, cum laude; Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Executive Editor
  • B.A., Columbia University, 2014, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Blockchain Monitor
Global Blockchain Developments: Zero-Knowledge Proofs on Ethereum, New Foreign Regulatory Frameworks, Continued Enforcement Actions
By Simone O. Otenaike, Jaime B. Petenko, Taylor M. Thompson
November 2, 2018
In this issue: • Supply Chain and Banking Pilots Expand, Zero-Knowledge Proofs Meet Ethereum • Cryptocurrency Exchange Announcements, Malta Blockchain Laws Take Effect • Global Developments in Enforcement, Regulatory Frameworks and Court...
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Blockchain Monitor
SEC Launches FinHub, FATF Publishes Guidance, Futures and Stablecoin Markets Mature
By Jonathan D. Blattmachr, Taylor M. Thompson, Joanna F. Wasick
October 26, 2018
In this issue: • SEC Launches FinHub, FATF Revises Cryptocurrency Guidance • Capital Markets Developments in Futures, Stablecoins, Custody, ICOs • Blockchain Enterprise Developments for Gold, Ports, BaaS and Developers SEC Launches FinHub...
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Blockchain Monitor
Institutions Adopt Cryptocurrencies, CFTC Warns on Smart Contracts, "Crypto-sweep" Continues
By Brian P. Bartish, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Taylor M. Thompson
October 19, 2018
In this issue: • Cryptocurrency Capital Markets Announcements by Institutional and Startup Firms • Public and Private Blockchain Pilots Announced, CFTC Warns on Smart Contracts • Crack Down on ICOs Continues, U.S. Marshals Prepare to...
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Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Developments: Government, Wine, Journalism, Asset-Backed Tokens, SEC Enforcement and More
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Marc D. Powers, Taylor M. Thompson
October 12, 2018
In this issue: • U.S. and International Governments Address Smart Ports, Smart Cities, and Cryptocurrencies • Blockchain Enterprise Developments in Wine, Journalism, Real Estate and Mining • Blockchain Tokens Backed by Real-World Assets...
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