Douglas J. Pepe

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052

Douglas J. Pepe is a partner at the New York litigation firm Joseph Hage Aaronson, where he practices in the field of complex commercial litigation. In addition to his active law practice, he is the co-founder and lead developer of a company that provides software and tools for tokenizing real-world assets on the blockchain. 

Mr. Pepe also owns a cryptocurrency mining farm and is the developer and inventor of a patent-pending blockchain voting system. He speaks and writes regularly on blockchain-related and other legal issues. Mr. Pepe is a member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Additional background is available at Joseph Hage Aaronson's website.


BA, SUNY Buffalo State; JD, Columbia University School of Law

Classes Taught

  • Blockchain Law and Policy