Janet Jackim, who received the AV-Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, focuses on real estate acquisitions and leasing; equity and debt financing; loan workouts; and cannabis acquisitions, dispositions, and other deals. Ms. Jackim supplements her legal insight with advanced technical, operational and financial acumen particular to the cannabis industry. Her problem-solving creativity aids in resolving complex issues for her rapidly-expanding cannabis clients.
Ms. Jackim is particularly well-versed in the cannabis space. She has handled the acquisition of cannabis operations across the nation. She has also represented cannabis clients in relation to cannabis dispensary certificate applications, buyout transactions, business restructuring, and partner dispute resolution. Ms. Jackim’s cannabis clients include multistate operators, dispensaries, producers, cultivators, investors, lenders, landlords, tenants, and vendors.
Ms. Jackim serves on the Board of Directors of Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce; on the Legal Committee of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML); as Secretary of the Arizona Cannabis Bar Association; and, until recently, was a Co-Chair of the Meritas Cannabis Practice Steering Committee of North America, working with law firm affiliates across the United States.
- Numerous cannabis licensee acquisition and strategic alliance transactions representing multi-state cannabis retailers in achieving their expansion objectives.
- Acquisition of the dispensary, cultivation and extraction operations, contract rights and real estate facilities of a distressed cannabis licensee from a receivership.
- Representation of financial institutions in creating their cannabis banking compliance programs and cannabis business borrowers in sale leaseback and traditional commercial financing transactions.