Marta Belcher

EFF Special Counsel

Marta Belcher is president and chair of the Filecoin Foundation as well as the Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web, and general counsel and head of policy at Protocol Labs. Marta also serves on the Boards of the Zcash Foundation and the Blockchain Association, and is a member of Paradigm’s Policy Council. Marta is a pioneer in blockchain law and policy, and has testified in Congress and state legislatures as well as speaking in European Parliament. 

Marta has submitted briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. appellate courts for high-profile public interest organizations, including EFF, the Center for Democracy & Technology, Public Knowledge, the Cato Institute, the National Consumers' League, Project Gutenberg, and the Blockchain Association. Marta has been recognized by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer awards, by Law360’s list of Top Attorneys Under 40, by CryptoWeekly’s list of Most Influential Women in Crypto, and as Business Intelligence Group’s Woman of the Year.

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