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Alexandra Levin Kramer

New York
(212) 259-7300
akramer@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

State of New York (2002)
England and Wales (2006, currently inactive)


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Real Estate
International
Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency


ACCREDITATIONS

Licensed Real Estate Instructor
Certificate of Completion on Ethereum, The Business of Blockchains

EDUCATION

B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University
J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School
M.S., Real Estate Finance & Investment from New York University


LANGUAGES

Fluent in English, Russian and Hebrew, with some French and Yiddish.

Alexandra has a unique perspective having served both as a client and legal counsel.

She has worked on over US$3 billion of transactions globally and advises U.S. and foreign clients on founding startups, investments, capital raising, sales, leasing and financing in traditional real estate transactions as well as the cutting edge Blockchain and Cryptocurrency industry. As such, she has launched a new practice group at CKR Law, Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency, of which she is chair and is also the Diversity Officer for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance.

Alexandra started her career practicing U.S. corporate & securities law in London at magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and later at White & Case in London and New York. Eventually she focused on real estate transactions at Katten Muchin Rosenman in New York. Following her completion of a Master’s in Real Estate Finance and Investment, in 2011 Alexandra co-founded an alternative real estate investment fund, which she managed for five years before launching her own law practice.  Prior to attending law school, Alexandra worked in Jerusalem in the office of Member of Parliament Dr. Yuri Shtern and campaigned for the Yisrael B'Aliya Parliamentary Party.

Alexandra is committed to community service and serves as President of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association, City of New York Housing Court Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Counsel for BSDC Joshua Housing Development Fund Corporation, Barnard College Alumna Mentor, Barnard Alumnae Admissions Representative, Barnard College Alma Maters Committee Member, Barnard Entrepreneurs Network Leadership Team, and Kehilat Yavneh volunteer.

Alexandra was born in Riga, raised in Brooklyn and currently lives with her family in Manhattan.

 

Publications and Presentations

Alexandra Levin Kramer regularly contributes to the CKR Law Blockchain Blog. View the blog here.

Welcome to Blockchain, By Alexandra Levin Kramer and Marina Fyrigou-Koulouri, MicroCap Review, Spring 2018.

Tezos Faces Legal Action, by Marina Fyrigou-Koulouri, Alexandra Levin Kramer and Michael Maloney, November 2017.

SEC Assembles Cyber Unit to Target Cyber-Related Misconduct, by Jeffrey A. Rinde, Megan J. Penick and Alexandra Levin Kramer, October 2017.

China Halts Token Offerings but Signals Support for Blockchain Technology, co-author with Jeffrey A. Rinde, Jing Li, Michael James Maloney and Joy Xiao, September 2017.

Alexandra Levin Kramer has been named the new President of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association (IBREA). Learn more here.

SEC Investigates the DAO on its Initial Coin Offering on Blockchain by Alexandra Levin Kramer, Esq., CKR Law Chair, Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency, August 2017.

SEC Suspends Trading of Several Blockchain Companies, co-author with Michael James Maloney and Jeffrey A. Rinde, August 2017.

 

Speaking Engagements

Mentor, Hackathon, October 5-8, 2018. Learn more here.

Speaker, Real Estate Conference, June 18, 2018, Learn more here.

Speaker, BLOCKCHAIN – What Are the Opportunities & Challenges for Commercial Real Estate?, June 6, 2018. Learn more here.

Speaker, 2018 CIO Strategy Meeting, New York, April 27, 2018. Learn more here.

Speaker, Blockchain West Summit + Trade Show, March 27-28, 2018. Learn more here.

Speaker, Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference TallinnMarch 22, 2018, 4:30 pm, Blockchain & US securities laws: How to do a legally compliant token sale in the United States. Learn more here.

Speaker, The Digital Asset Investor Summit: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Cryptocurrency, February 6, 2018. Learn more here.

Speaker, Realcomm Webinar, Blockchain: The Opportunities and Challenges of the Peer-to-Peer Platform, December 14, 2017. Learn more here. View Alexandra Levin Kramer's slides here.

Panelist for NYC Legal Tech Meetup, Blockchain Basics and Legal Use Cases, November 7, 2017. Learn more here.

Alexandra Levin Kramer, Former President of IBREA, gave the opening remarks at the 2nd Annual Conference of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association in NYC, October 2017. View the slides here.

 

In the News

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Women on the Block: The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

201 Thought Leaders in Crypto and Blockchain

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance adds Chief Diversity Officer to Global Executive Team