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Edmund P. Daley

Associate

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Ed is an associate in the firm’s litigation section focused on representing clients in white collar defense, internal investigations, financial services litigation, fiduciary litigation, and complex commercial litigation. In this role, he advises public and private clients and individuals in investigations, enforcement actions and compliance related to financial laws. He has experience preparing and arguing motions in state and federal court cases. Ed is also an active member of the firm’s appellate practice group, advising clients on all aspects of appellate strategy.

Prior to joining Mintz, Ed served as a law clerk to the Hon. David A. Lowy of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, assisting him with legal research and the drafting of opinions. Ed also served as a law clerk to then Chief Justice Scott L. Kafker and the Hon. Janis M. Berry of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. After graduating law school, Ed was a law clerk to the justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

During law school, Ed served as a student attorney for the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau’s Housing Law Clinic and as a summer intern for the New Hampshire Attorney General. Before attending law school, Ed worked as an account manager in the New York office of a California-based cybersecurity software company.

Education

  • Boston College (JD, cum laude)
  • Lafayette College (BA, magna cum laude)

Experience

  • Represented CFO charged in $30+ million fraud scheme and secured disposition substantially more favorable than recommended by the Federal Guidelines. The sentencing judge remarked that he was “frankly surprised that [CFO’s] counsel was able to negotiate such a favorable agreement.”
  • Representing two defendants charged with fraud in relation to the ongoing College Admissions prosecution.
  • Represented Registered Investment Advisor in DOJ investigation.
  • Guided appellate strategy and briefing resulting in a rare reversal of summary judgment ruling in Massachusetts Appeals Court on behalf of a major multinational insurer, involving liability claims amounting to $30 million. The case involved the application of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act exclusion and regulatory disclosure requirements related to its enforceability.

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch": Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2022) 
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Business Litigation (2019-2021)

Involvement

  • Committee Member, Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law (2015 – present)
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association

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NFTs: A Flash in the Crypto Pan or Virtual Gold? (Part 1)

August 2, 2022 | Blog | By Edmund P. Daley, Cory S. Flashner, Frank Gerratana

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Could A Bored Ape + CryptoPunk + ApeCoin = A Security?

March 18, 2022 | Article | By Edmund P. Daley, Cory S. Flashner, Frank Gerratana

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced new efforts to combat constantly evolving cyber threats including the “explosion of ransomware and the abuse of cryptocurrency” and issued a warning to companies, advising them to heighten their defenses against cybercriminals and ransomware.
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Federal Jury Concludes Cryptocurrency Products NOT Securities

November 4, 2021 | Blog | By Sean T. Prosser, Edmund P. Daley

A Connecticut federal jury just answered one of the biggest questions on the minds of cryptocurrency investors, developers, and regulators – are cryptocurrencies securities? The jury concluded that Paycoin and several cryptocurrency mining-related assets are not securities.
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