Olga is a result-oriented and cross-functional trial, transactional and corporate attorney with more than a decade of experience. She helps start-ups and individuals in all aspects of business operations from due diligence and negotiation of contracts to handling disputes with their clients and shareholders. As a trial attorney, Olga has seen cases through to successful resolution in trials, arbitrations, mediations, settlements and appeals. Her experience includes handling a wide variety of cases including, breach of contract, class actions, employment disputes, personal injury, insurance disputes, copyright, patent and trademark infringement, corporate governance and shareholder disputes, and more. Olga is passionate about exceeding client expectations, delivering optimal results and serving as trusted business advisor who strives to develop creative solutions to her clients’ legal problems.
Olga advises startups in the cryptocurrency, blockchain and fintech fields. She is actively involved in fintech meetings, annual conferences and seminars, and organizes education seminars on blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Previously, Olga devoted her practice to international law, using her knowledge of common law and civil law systems to deal with commercial disputes. She is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian, allowing her to help clients negotiate settlements with entities outside the United States.
Membership & Involvement
Chicago Bar Association: Chair and Legislative Liaison of the YLS International Corporate & Trade Law Committee, 2015-2019
Member: Professional Women's Club
Resources & Insights
- Cryptocurrency and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill: Two Competing Amendments and their Implications for the Crypto IndustrySmithAmundsen Cryptocurrency Alert,
- International Appeal of Blockchain and the Future of Cryptocurrency InvestmentsModerator; Chicago Bar Association,
- Practical Overview Of Air Carriers’ Liability Under The Montreal ConventionModerator; Chicago Bar Association,
- Cryptocurrency and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill: Two Competing Amendments and their Implications for the Crypto IndustryCryptocurrency and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill: Two Competing Amendments and their Implications for the Crypto Industry
The long-awaited infrastructure bill took a new turn in recent days as a bipartisan group of senators filed an amendment which would clarify the cryptocurrency-related provisions buried in the legislation.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.M, 2010, cum laude
International University of Finance, Specialist (Master), 2008
Donetsk National University, B.A., J.D., 2008, high honors
- New York