Matthew Bouillon Mascareñas is a securities and financial services attorney based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He began his career as an assistant district attorney in a small mountain town before developing an interest in Bitcoin while working as a state assistant attorney general on the US-Mexico border in 2014. Eventually, he gravitated to the securities industry where he prosecuted the first unregistered initial coin offering enforcement cases in Colorado and served as director of the New Mexico Securities Division.
In private practice since 2020, Matt enjoys learning about exponential technologies and staying abreast of the ever-changing US regulatory landscape. Matt currently represents both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in state and federal courts and counsels digital asset projects, investment adviser representatives, broker-dealers, and other private parties on an array of dispute resolution, business torts, and compliance matters.
In his free time, Matt enjoys freelancing as an translator certified by the American Translators Association from Spanish and Italian into English.