As co-chair of Frost Brown Todd’s Blockchain and Digital Currency team, Gray regularly advises clients on the regulatory and business issues arising when cryptographic computing intersects with U.S. securities laws. In addition to serving as U.S. counsel for recent initial coin offerings launched from foreign jurisdictions, he has established several new hedge funds specializing in tokenized assets.
Prior to joining the Firm, Gray served as Senior Vice President for Congressional Affairs of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. He has worked with foreign companies growing the regional economy through direct investment in the U.S., while assisting American enterprises expand their global footprint. An active member of the Firm’s International Services Group, he regularly provides strategic advice on navigating federal export and trade issues and serves on the Tennessee District Export Council.
A regular commentator and frequent speaker on regulatory developments affecting the sale of tokenized assets, Gray is an adjunct professor at Belmont University teaching classes on Chinese political economy. He previously served as chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party and has practiced law in Nashville, Houston and Beijing with Miller & Martin PLLC and Vinson & Elkins LLP.