Carla L. Reyes joined the Michigan State University College of Law as an Assistant Professor of Law and Director of Center for Law, Technology & Innovation in 2018. She teaches Business Enterprises, Technology Transactions, Artificial Intelligence & the Law, Blockchain Law & Policy, and Secured Transactions. Recognized for her leadership in the issues raised by the intersection of blockchain technology and the law, Professor Reyes also currently serves as a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and as the Research Director for the Uniform Law Commission’s Technology Committee.
A former Fulbright Scholar, her research focuses on the intersection of blockchain technology and the law. Professor Reyes also actively contributes to blockchain technology initiatives at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, the American Bar Association, and the Coalition of Automated Legal Applications (“COALA”).
Prior to law teaching, Professor Reyes practiced law as an associate in the Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency industry group at Perkins Coie LLP. Professor Reyes earned her JD magna cum laude and an LLM in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law, and holds an MPP from the Duke University Sanford school of Public Policy.