Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced Eden Doniger has joined the company as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

At BitPay, Doniger will be responsible for building and innovating the company’s legal, compliance, and government affairs programs as the company and cryptocurrency industry as a whole continue to expand.

Doniger joins BitPay after more than eight years as assistant general counsel at Cox Enterprises. Prior to Cox, Doniger practiced law at top tier law firms in Atlanta and New York and was an adjunct professor at Georgia State University. She began her legal career as a clerk for a federal district court judge in New Orleans.