Paul Grewal

Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase

Paul Grewal is currently the Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase. Prior to this, they served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Facebook from June 2016 to August 2020. Before that, they were a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California from December 2010 to June 2016.

Grewal began their legal career as a partner at Howrey LLP from December 2000 to November 2010. Paul then served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from August 1999 to September 2000.

Paul Grewal is a Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Some individuals on their team include Milana McCullagh - VP, Deputy General Counsel — Product & Commercial, Juan Suarez - VP, Deputy General Counsel, Enterprise, and Christian Sabella - Senior Director & Associate General Counsel. Paul Grewal reports to Brian Armstrong, Co-Founder & CEO. Some of their coworkers include Emilie Choi - President & COO, Michael Li - VP, Data, and Kate Rouch - Chief Marketing Officer.


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