Don F. Irwin

Corporate & Securities


Don Irwin acts for a wide range of clients, including financial institutions, alternative asset managers, public and private corporations, and emerging growth companies. His practice spans both transactional and regulatory advisory work with experience in M&A and corporate governance as well as in navigating product development in highly regulated industries, such as insurtech, fintech, and digital assets.

In the digital asset space, Don has worked with clients to identify and address legal hurdles in the use of blockchain for payments rails, navigate and structure the tokenization of real-world assets (RWA), and strategize and develop responses to US bank regulatory developments in digital asset custody.

Prior to law school, Don worked in the chief legal office of a publicly traded alternative asset manager and as a paralegal in the Frankfurt, Germany office of a prominent international firm.

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  • Awarded a CUBE Innovator's Invitational award for legal tech innovation through his research and development of legal solutions for NFT artists and creators.


  • American University, BA
  • Brooklyn Law School, 法務博士
    Executive Articles Editor, Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law
    Joel M. Leifer Memorial Fellowship
    ASECA University Scholarship


  • ニューヨーク州弁護士


  • German


  • New York City Bar Association