Carla Reyes is an attorney in the Technology Transactions & Privacy practice of Perkins Coie LLP in Seattle, Washington. Carla focuses her practice on virtual currency, electronic financial services, and payments. Carla regularly counsels clients regarding the wide variety of regulatory compliance issues facing both virtual currency firms and other financial technology businesses, and has represented clients before regulators in a variety of circumstances. A former litigator, Carla also defended clients in a number of class action consumer protection cases, including those alleging unfair or deceptive conduct and violation of privacy rights. As she is able, Carla writes on regulatory and other jurisprudential considerations facing decentralized ledger technology, such as the blockchain, and other peer-to-peer finance mechanisms. Her most recent article proposing an endogenous approach to decentralized ledger technology regulation is forthcoming in the Villanova Law Review (2016).