Rebecca Rettig

General Counsel – The Aave Companies

Rebecca Rettig

General Counsel – The Aave Companies
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Biography

Rebecca Rettig is the General Counsel of the Aave Companies, a group of software development companies that build blockchain-based, open source software. Rebecca began her legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York, litigating complex commercial disputes; prior to joining Aave, Rebecca was a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP in the financial services group. With unique and deep-rooted expertise representing companies at the forefront of the financial services industry’s digital transformation, Rebecca spent the past four and a half years advising blockchain and cryptocurrency clients on legal and regulatory matters—with a particular focus advising DeFi projects over the past two years; she also represented clients in all aspects of litigation and regulatory enforcement proceedings as well as in licensing matters. In 2019, Rebecca was recognized as one of the top 100 women lawyers in New York City by Crain’s New York Business.

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