Sasha currently works at Cogent Law Group where she focuses on the Financial Technology sector. She began her career in the virtual currency arena in 2014 and helps her clients navigate the burgeoning regulations surrounding cryptocurrencies. Sasha has worked on Private Placement Token Offerings, Initial Coin Offerings, Business Formation, Operating Agreements, and Corporate Bylaws, Drafting Asset Purchase Agreements, Advisor Agreements, Professional Services Agreements, Shareholder Purchase Agreements, AML/KYC Policies, Opinion Letters, and SAFE & SAFT Agreements, and various other contracts. She has experience in Money Service Business Registration, Money Transmission License Applications, Representing buyers and sellers in institutional bitcoin transactions, Plaintiff Litigation against alleged fraudulent exchanges, Legal Consulting to ICO Marketing Firms, and Whitepaper drafting and/or review.
By starting her career as a Series 7-Licensed Trader for TD Ameritrade, Ms. Hodder gained a ground-level perspective of the equities markets and the intricacies of global economics. She also spent a number of years working as Vice President of Sales for NEI Investments, Canada’s leader in Socially Responsible Investing, using shareholder action to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns over the long run.
Sasha’s education includes a Juris Doctor (“JD”) from the Florida Coastal School of Law where she was a member of the Deans List, competed at five Moot Court Competitions, and earned the Book Award for Contracts II and Business Law. She graduated from the Wilfrid Laurier School of Business and Economics with a Masters of Business Administration (“MBA”). She was an honors student, a member of the MBA Student Association, and the President & Co-Founder of the Net Impact Program. Sasha received her Bachelor of Commerce (“BCOMM”) from the University of Western Ontario, where she won the Ontario and Canadian University Rowing Championships and was named Kiwanis Athlete of the Year in 2005. Sasha obtained her FINRA Series 7, and Series 66 licenses, as well as the Canadian Securities Course.