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LARKIN REYNOLDS. CIPP/US

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  • Larkin Reynolds
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PROFILE

Larkin Reynolds practices law at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship. Following years spent in large law firms and organizations, she has shifted her practice to working with closely held businesses and their owners and investors. 

Following graduation from Harvard Law School, Larkin completed a fellowship at the Brookings Institution and with Lawfare (www.lawfareblog.com), researching and writing extensively on national security law topics.

She then joined WilmerHale LLP, practicing in their Washington, DC and New York offices on cross-border transactions, global regulatory inquiries, and sensitive national security matters for both large multinationals and individuals.  She also advised on some of the biggest data incident response engagements in the country.  Prior to starting Foundry Legal, she expanded her work in the payments industry as associate counsel with Visa Inc. and had first-hand experiences in the startup world.

In addition to teaching as an adjunct professor at Denver University, Larkin is active in the Denver/Front Range startup community, and speaks regularly on issues affecting startup technology businesses.  She is a recognized voice in the blockchain legal industry and advises several blockchain ventures on how to navigate the web of complex securities and banking regulations.  She maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on victims of human trafficking and veterans.  She is a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA).

It is refreshing to work with a team that is not only passionate about what they do, but care about every individual that they work with. It is clear, Foundry Legal will be our long-term partners in anything we need now and in the future.

Larkin was so helpful in helping me maneuver the landscape... She ensured I understood the options and the implications of each option. She always responded promptly and was sensitive to the time constraints we had. . . . In short, Larkin is fantastic!

TEACHING

University of Denver - Adjunct Professor

  • Daniels College of Business - Startup Legal Issues (spring 2019)
  • Daniels College of Business - Risk and Reward and Changing the World (spring 2019)
  • Daniels & CBCC - Risk and Reward for Growing Businesses (summer 2019)

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Advising multinational companies in civil and criminal investigations before the DOJ, the SEC, and committees of the U.S. Congress
  • Representing global companies through all phases of data security incident response, including cybersecurity/forensic assessment and regulatory notification; advised on incident response for one of the world’s largest financial institutions
  • Advising global technology industries on regulatory developments relating to data security and privacy
  • Representing global high-tech tools manufacturer on CFIUS matters in connection with sale to foreign acquirer
  • Counseling Chicago Bridge & Iron N.V. in approximately $3 billion acquisition of The Shaw Group Inc. on issues related to review by CFIUS
  • Performing regulatory review in context of representation of Silver Lake Partners in appx. $24 billion to acquire Dell Inc.
  • Advising clients in high-level security clearance revocation proceedings, including with polygraph examinations

EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • JD, Harvard Law School
  • BA, New York University

Professional:

  • Visa Inc.
  • WilmerHale, LLP
  • The Brookings Institution and The Lawfare Institute (www.lawfareblog.com)

Admissions:

  • Colorado
  • New York
  • Washington, DC

PUBLICATIONS

  • SEC Cybersecurity Guidance Spotlights Disclosure Obligations. Benjamin A. Powell, Jonathan G. Cedarbaum, Jason C. Chipman and Larkin Reynolds, appearing in the November 14, 2011 edition of Compliance Complete
  • The Emerging Law of Detention 2.0: The Guantánamo Habeas Cases as Lawmaking (2011) (with Benjamin Wittes and Robert Chesney)
  • Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act of 2007, 45 Harv. J. On Legis. 619 (2008) (with Brittany Cvetanovich)
  • Numerous articles on Lawfare, available at www.lawfareblog.org
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