Whistler Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Matt McGuire as the first General Counsel of Violet, a DeFi native compliance and identity solution provider.
Matt was previously Senior Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, and led the global regulatory and privacy teams at Shopify. Prior to that he was a counsel at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, and Principal Deputy Solicitor General in the Virginia Attorney General's office.
The placement was led by John Wolf Konstant, Senior Consultant at Whistler Partners, who said that "Matt's diverse legal experience, in BigLaw, the government and in-house, has given him incredible insight into the blockchain regulatory landscape through a variety of lenses. On top of that, he was clearly passionate about Violet's mission to evolve trust in web3 through compliance and identity infrastructure. I was thrilled to make this match and I'm excited to see Violet continue to grow with Matt at the helm of the legal team."