Brynly Llyr is General Counsel at cLabs, a company working on Celo, a mobile-first blockchain platform designed to support financial inclusion around the globe. Before joining cLabs in 2018, Brynly was General Counsel at cryptocurrency technology company Ripple for nearly 2 years, leading legal, compliance, regulatory relations and virtually all aspects of legal for the global firm.
Brynly joined Ripple after 5 years as senior counsel at eBay and PayPal, leading high profile litigation relating to antitrust and regulatory matters. While at PayPal, Brynly also worked with, and advised on patent and technology, M&A and a variety of other areas.
Before moving in-house, Brynly was counsel at O’Melveny & Myers (San Francisco) from 2005-2011, working in the white collar defense and complex litigation group. Brynly clerked in the Northern District of CA for the Honorable Fern M. Smith (2004-05) and graduated Order of the Coif from the Berkeley Law.
Brynly is also a foster parent and board member at SFCASA, an advocacy program for foster youth.