Zack Shapiro is the Managing Partner at Rains and leads the law practice. He represents startups and investors in crypto, specializing in venture financing, securities law, and corporate law. Previously, he was co-founder and general counsel of BZR, a startup backed by Founders Fund, Greycroft, and Abstract Ventures. Zack is a graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, and started his legal career clerking in the federal courts for the S.D.N.Y. and the 2nd Circuit, and at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he specialized in digital law. Zack serves in various advisory roles in the Bitcoin industry, including as a member of the Pleb Lab Accelerator advisory board, and as a Legal Fellow at the Bitcoin Policy Institute.
Euwyn Poon is the Founder of Micro and Founding Partner at Rains, where he leads business development. He previously co-founded Spin, which was acquired by Ford. He holds a computer science degree from Cornell University and a law degree from Cornell Law School. Euwyn started his career as an M&A attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett prior to startups.
Rains’ team of associates have prior experience at top law firms and are natively familiar with crypto.