Global blockchain payments provider BitPay has hired Eden Doniger as general counsel and chief compliance officer. She is the Atlanta-based firm’s first top lawyer. 

A privacy and cybersecurity expert, Doniger most recently served as assistant general counsel for Cox Enterprises Inc., a global conglomerate that’s also headquartered in Atlanta. She initially helped manage litigation and legal disputes before she began overseeing the firm’s privacy programs and serving on its compliance team.