Abigail (Abby) Karol is an associate in MWM’s litigation group. Abby earned her J.D. at Wake Forest University School of Law where she served as the 2021 – 2022 symposium editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy and was awarded a Wake Forest Law Merit Scholarship.

Abby’s professional experience includes clerking for the Honorable Judge Reed O’Connor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. She also served as a judicial intern for Judge Tobias Hampson of the North Carolina Court of Appeals and as a summer associate for a Dallas boutique firm.

Investing her time in pro bono legal work, Abby’s experience includes participating in Girl Scout Mock Trial as a coach and Prison Letter where she assisted incarcerated individuals seeking legal resources and information.

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Securities, Cryptocurrencies, And Swaps: SDNY’s Recent Decision Addressing Whether Digital Asset Transactions Are Regulated Securities

Written for New York Law Journal by MWM’s Shain Khoshbin Cryptocurrencies are all the rage in securities litigation. Indeed, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler, has made it clear that the SEC is doubling down on its commitment to regulating crypto assets.  See U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, SEC Nearly Doubles Size of

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Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 2022

University of Michigan, BA, 2019

Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience

Texas, 2022