Crypto Recovery Lawyer David Silver Joins Coinfirm's US Board

The noted attorney will help defrauded investors recover their wrongfully taken cryptocurrencies as a member of Coinfirm's board in the U.S.

Nov 12, 2020 at 9:58 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. UTC

David Silver, a securities fraud and investment loss attorney known for pursuing lawsuits against cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States, has joined Coinfirm, the blockchain analytics and anti-money laundering platform company. 

The London-based Coinfirm announced Silver's appointment to its board of directors in the U.S. on Thursday, saying the co-founder of the Silver Miller law firm will help defrauded investors recover their wrongfully taken cryptocurrencies. 

  • According to the announcement, Silver’s interaction with crypto litigation started in 2014 when his law firm filed a lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange Project Investors, Inc. d/b/a Cryptsy. He has since been involved in numerous litigations and arbitrations with platforms including Coinbase, Kraken and Xapo among others. 
  • In a 2018 op-ed for CoinDesk, Silver said he enjoys filing lawsuits against exchanges because of his love for digital assets such as bitcoin.
  • “I’ve been crazy about [crypto] for longer than you’ve known [about it]. And I’ll keep poking [it] with a stick. That’s how I show my love,” said Silver in the op-ed, paraphrasing a quote from the fictional character Amy Gardner on the TV show "The West Wing." 

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