Alan Cohn

Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Alan Cohn is Of Counsel at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Co-Chair of the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Currency practice, and Counsel to the Blockchain Alliance, a public-private forum for blockchain companies to engage with law enforcement and regulatory agencies. Cohn counsels companies on blockchain technology, cybersecurity, cryptocurrency and government issues. He previously served in senior policy and management positions at the US Department of Homeland Security for almost a decade, most recently as the Assistant Secretary for Strategy, Planning, Analysis and Risk and second-in-charge overall of the DHS Office of Policy. Cohn advises several companies, including companies focused on blockchain transaction analysis, digital identity, enterprise blockchain applications and device authentication on the IoT.