Mary Beth is the Chief Legal Officer at Bitstamp and is responsible for leading all legal, regulatory and government affairs efforts as well as certain compliance functions. Mary Beth has previously held prominent leadership positions in the United States government, the cryptocurrency industry and at leading law firms.
Prior to joining Bitstamp, Mary Beth was the General Counsel at Kraken, and a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where she led the firm’s digital currency team, and represented clients in white collar, government investigations and securities litigation matters.
Mary Beth also served as the United Nation’s first Ethics and Reputational Risk Officer; United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and in numerous senior leadership
roles at the United States Department of Justice.