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Felix Shipkevich | Principal of Shipkevich PLLC

Felix Shipkevich is the founder and principal of Shipkevich PLLC, a New York City-based law firm focusing on transactional and litigation services in global financial services, debt relief and settlement, FinTech, and emerging digital currency sectors.

Mr. Shipkevich is also a Special Professor of Law at his alma mater, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He currently teaches popular courses on the business and policies of cryptocurrencies as well as corporate finance law. Additionally, Mr. Shipkevich gives talks on topics such as financial technology, digital currency, and regulation issues in the debt settlement industry. He has participated at gatherings across the United States, Europe and Asia, including Federal BarAssociation’s Blockchain: From Innovation to Regulation; Blockchain Law Summit’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations in the U.S. and Abroad; as well as NFT.NYC Token Regulations Panel; Reg A Conference; Hofstra University’s Payments Processing Roundtable; The Blockchain Event; IMTC World; Revcon Debt Relief, Financial Services Convention and many others.

An entrepreneur as well, Mr. Shipkevich is the founder of Hotspot Law, a revolutionary new platform and mobile phone app that connects consumers with free consultations with local attorneys. He is also the founder of Payment Week, a payments industry news magazine covering mobile payments, which was sold to a national financial services company in 2015.

Mr. Shipkevich earned his undergraduate degree in political science and economics at State University of New York at Binghamton, and his J.D. from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Following law school, Mr. Shipkevich held roles at both American International Group (AIG) and Morrison Mahoney LLP. He also worked at Capital Market Services (CMS Forex), a global FX brokerage, overseeing legal and compliance staff in New York, London, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Mr. Shipkevich has been a Director for New York County Lawyers’ Association between 2012 and 2015. Mr. Shipkevich was a member of the Futures Industry Association, Law & Compliance Division from 2013 to 2016; and an Arbitrator with National Futures Association (NFA)’s Board of Arbitrators since 2006. He was a Chair for New York County Lawyers’ Association Futures and Derivatives Committee and a Member of New York City Bar Association Committee on Futures and Derivatives Regulation from 2008 to 2011.

Mr. Shipkevich and his firm have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Law, MarketWatch, Attorney At Law, Above The Law, The Startup Magazine, American Bar Association, Legaltech News,, and many other global news outlets.


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