Dean Steinbeck is the Managing Director of Crypto Law Insider. Dean is a US corporate lawyer with a focus on crypto, data privacy and technology.
With over 15 years of experience representing VC-backed software development companies, Dean has found himself at the center of multiple blockchain projects and is currently recognized as one of the top attorneys in the cryptocurrency space. The American Crypto Association listed Dean as one of the Top 25 Crypto Lawyers in 2020.
Dean co-founded Horizen Labs, Inc., a VC-backed blockchain development company where he currently serves as COO and General Counsel. Dean also serves as General Counsel for Horizen (formerly ZenCash), the first permissionless, decentralized and privacy-enabled sidechain protocol.
Prior to Horizen, Dean was General Counsel at TigerConnect, the leading communication platform in the US healthcare market. His experience gives him an in-depth knowledge of the legal intricacies within blockchain technology, data privacy, intellectual property, venture capital funding and regulatory compliance.