Lauren Giles is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Financial Services & Products Group and a member of the firm’s Payment Systems Team. Lauren advises payments industry clients on a range of transactional, regulatory, and strategic matters, including negotiation of card issuance and acceptance programs, development of new payment products and services, and strategic and joint-venture relationships.
Lauren has particular experience in emerging payments issues and regularly counsels clients on the development of mobile payment programs and person-to-person payment products. Lauren is co-leader of the firm’s Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology Team where she focuses on cryptocurrency matters.
- New York University (J.D., 2008)
- Emory University (B.A., 2003)
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