Chris Boone is an associate in Venable's Regulatory Group in Washington, DC. Chris's practice focuses on regulatory issues related to telecommunications, privacy, payment processing, and blockchain technologies, including Ethereum, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies. Chris's blockchain practice also includes the study of blockchain-based platforms and applications and evaluating their impact on affected industries. These representations cover regulatory compliance counseling, participation in agency rulemaking proceedings, legislative outreach and government affairs, and enforcement action response and defense.
Chris received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Mr. Boone served on the editorial board of the Duke Law Journal and was a staff editor for the Duke Law & Technology Review. Prior to starting law school, he worked as a congressional intern for Representative Brad Miller in the U.S. House of Representatives and as a mayoral intern for Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt. Chris holds a B.A. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with honors and highest distinction.