Greg Strong recently joined DLx Law. Drawing on his deep securities regulatory experience, Greg will advise companies on securities compliance and other regulations as they seek to raise capital through the sale of digital assets. He will also work with the team to provide a variety of entities with legal counsel regarding issues associated with the adoption of distributed ledger technology.
Prior to joining DLx Law, Greg served as the Director of the Investor Protection Unit in the Delaware Department of Justice, where he worked as a Deputy Attorney General from 2003 to 2018. In this role, he was responsible for administering and enforcing the Delaware Securities Act. This included investigating investor complaints, bringing legal action to enforce the provisions of the Delaware Securities Act when appropriate, registering the firms and individuals engaged in the securities business in Delaware, examining investment advisors and broker dealers, registering the securities offered for sale in Delaware, and engaging in community outreach and education to promote financial literacy and safe investing. Greg was also an active member of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), serving on the five-member Enforcement Section Committee from 2015 to 2018. The Enforcement Committee was tasked with setting enforcement priorities, coordinating multi- jurisdictional investigations, and reporting on enforcement matters.
Prior to his appointment as Director of the Investor Protection Unit in July 2015, Greg was the Director of the Consumer Protection Unit for three years. He successfully represented the State of Delaware in many complex civil matters, alleging violations of Delaware investor and consumer protection statutes, with a particular focus on financial services matters in the wake of the financial crisis.
Greg started his career in the criminal division of the office and gained significant experience in the courtroom prosecuting criminal matters before juries in the Delaware Superior Court. He graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in Finance and went on to Temple University Beasley School of Law or his J.D./M.B.A.