Paul Grewal

Chief Legal Officer, Coinbase Global, Inc.

Paul Grewal is the Chief Legal Officer of Coinbase Global, Inc. where more than 68 million people in over 100 countries buy, sell, store, use and earn cryptocurrency. Paul is responsible for Coinbase’s legal, compliance, global intelligence, risk management and government relations groups. He leads these teams in their work to partner with financial services regulators, contribute to the development and rollout of innovative, regulated products and services, and support the company’s global growth and regulatory strategy. 

Before joining Coinbase in August 2020, Paul was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Facebook. Prior to Facebook, Paul served as United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California. He was appointed by Chief Justice Roberts to the Magistrate Judges Education Committee of the Federal Judicial Center.

Paul was previously a partner at Howrey LLP, where his practice focused on intellectual property litigation. Paul has tried cases from Marshall, Texas to Wilmington, Delaware, and has argued before various federal appellate courts. 

Paul served as a law clerk to Federal Circuit Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa and United States District Judge Sam H. Bell. He received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School and his BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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