Mari advises blockchain and cryptocurrency companies and governments with legal and regulatory issues, most commonly those related to securities, commodities and corporate law. She has unique experience and industry knowledge from advising dozens of blockchain ventures through regulatory uncertainty. Mari also speaks and lectures regularly about cryptocurrencies at Fordham University School of Law.

Previously, Mari served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, NY. She has also worked as an international corporate tax lawyer at KPMG Oy Ab, Finland, and as a research assistant to SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr. when he was a Professor at Columbia Law School, NY.

Mari graduated from Fordham University School of Law, magna cum laude, and served as a staff member on Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Finland


  • LL.M., magna cum laude, Fordham University School of Law
  • J.D., University of Helsinki Faculty of Law

Community Engagement

  • Corporate Secretary, Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce
  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Finnish American Lawyers' Association


  • Finnish
  • German
  • Swedish

Awards & Honors

  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2019, 2020)

Seminars & Presentations



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