Andrew Hill is the General Counsel and Executive Vice President at Valkyrie, a specialized alternative asset management firm at the intersection of traditional finance and the emerging digital asset sector. Drew is a seasoned blockchain, token, and cryptocurrency attorney, with particular expertise related to securities law and regulatory compliance. In addition to advising Valkyrie as outside legal counsel, his practice ranged from mergers and acquisitions, private fund formation, start-up fundraising, and securities law compliance for token and issuers. He has a diverse business and legal background, providing clients with precise answers to difficult questions and creative solutions to challenging problems. Prior to joining Valkyrie, Drew served as a Managing Associate in a private practice at Frost Brown Todd, where he was a key member of the firm's nationally prominent blockchain practice.
2006 - 2007
LEGAL CAREER & EXPERTISE
At FBT's Blockchain and Digital Currency practice group, Drew had extensive experience in taxation and business combinations.
Prior to his time at FBT, he was a Manager of Specialty Tax Services at LBMC, where he focused on blockchain taxes, structuring, and credits and incentives.
He was an Associate for Pickrell Law Group, where he focused on commercial transactions, including M&A and regulatory interpretations.
He was an Outside Consultant for Asian Development Bank, where he provided written recommendations for creating multi-billion dollar infrastructures.
He began his legal career as an associate at a corporate law and commercial litigation boutique in Nashville.
His practice focused on commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising businesses, management, and key employees on transition issues, shareholder matters, regulatory interpretations, contracts, and taxes.
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
MEDIA & APPEARANCES
Drew has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.