General Counsel

Miles Jennings is General Counsel and Head of Decentralization of a16z crypto, where he advises the firm and its portfolio companies on decentralization, DAOs, governance, NFTs and state and federal securities laws. Miles’ experience within the sector stretches back to 2017, when he first began working with ConsenSys and quickly became one of the most sought-after legal minds working in crypto. During his time as a partner at Latham & Watkins, he co-chaired its global blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. In addition, he worked regularly with almost every prominent venture firm operating in crypto, designing several of the investment structures they use today, and he was counsel to dozens of startups in the sector.