More than 50 prominent US attorney from 40-plus law firms have joined together to form the Digital Currency and Ledger Defense Coalition.

This coalition brings together dozens of the top attorneys from around the country who focus on digital currency and distributed ledger legal issues in a united effort to protect the individual constitutional rights and civil liberties of innovators experimenting with these promising new blockchain technologies, said a statement. Among the members of the coalition is Ballard Spahr Partner Marjorie J. Peerce.