Jose A. Lazaro


Jose Lazaro is a seasoned business lawyer, focusing his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, securities law, fintech, and general corporate matters. Jose serves a diverse client base across various sectors and industries, including digital assets, automotive, manufacturing, financial derivatives, medical and pharmaceutical, energy, supply chain, and others.

Jose has extensive experience navigating and executing private and public equity and debt offerings, spin-off transactions, and corporate reorganizations. He advises public and private companies on a wide range of matters, including securities law, entity formation, corporate governance, period disclosures and other public filings, commercial agreements, transaction preparation and more. Jose also provides regulatory advice to futures commission merchants and securities brokerage firms, and as an integral part of Foley’s Digital Assets, Web3 & NFTs team, he often advises clients on the listing of digital assets for trading on U.S. and offshore markets. Outside of his corporate practice, Jose is proud to devote a considerable amount of time to pro bono efforts, in particular housing and immigration matters.

Prior to Foley, Jose was an associate at a national law firm where he provided beginning-to-end legal guidance on public and private finance transactions. Before law school, Jose was drafted by the New York Yankees and played four years of collegiate baseball.


  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Member, Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Spanish
6 March 2023 Events

NFT x Sports: What's The Game Plan?

Over the past few years, sports organizations of all types have utilized Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) for digital memorabilia projects and other innovative means of engaging with their fan bases.
21 October 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Milwaukee Brewers Owner in Minority Stake Acquisition of Norwich City FC

Foley & Lardner LLP served as primary deal counsel for chairman and principal owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, Mark Attanasio, and his investor group on their acquisition of a minority stake in English football (soccer) club Norwich City Football Club.
02 August 2022 Blogs

Top Trends in Digital Assets for 2022

With the entire Web3 community facing recent volatility, our team led by co-editors Louis Lehot and Patrick Daugherty have assembled a collection of articles that can help you navigate some of today’s pressing legal questions.
13 April 2022 Press Releases

Foley Advises BlockPack in Launch of NFT Platform for College Athletes’ NIL

Foley & Lardner LLP advised BlockPack, a non-fungible token (NFT) platform designed for teams and organizations to engage with dynamic real-world communities, on the establishment of its NFT platform beginning with its 2021-22 College Sports Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Program.
16 March 2022 Blogs

POTUS Issues Executive Order Directing Study of Digital Assets

With the issuance of a new executive order, the Biden administration outlines its approach to digital assets. Our team provides an overview of the key tenets and analysis of its impact.
23 September 2021 Blogs

Smart Supply Chains Using Smart Contracts

One benefit of blockchain includes its ability to harness the power of smart contracts.