Crypto Exchange Circle Adds Gus Coldebella As Chief Legal Officer

Job Appointments | September 7, 2018 By:

Former Homeland Security general counsel Gus Coldebella will join the Circle cryptocurrency exchange as chief legal officer, responsible for all legal, compliance and regulatory and government affairs.

Coldebella spent four years at the US Department of Homeland Security and became its acting general counsel, overseeing over 1,700 lawyers and dealing with complex and high-risk legal situations. He also has decades of experience in private practice with leading law firms, counseling clients on litigation, government regulation and enforcement, corporate governance, and technology-driven risk issues.

He will lead a team of recent additions to the service, including Robert Bench, the head regulatory counsel & chief compliance officer, and former compliance leader from Santander, PwC and the US Treasury OCC.