Priya Sopori – Greenberg Glusker
Priya Sopori is founder and co-chair of Greenberg Glusker’s Cannabis Industry Group and a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. Priya’s legal savvy and deep courtroom experience—both as an award-winning veteran federal prosecutor and in substantial private...
Alexa Steinberg – Greenberg Glusker
Alexa is a corporate and transactional attorney for middle-market companies and entrepreneurs. Acting as outside general counsel, Alexa represents privately held companies in a wide variety of general corporate and transactional matters, ranging from entity formation...
Michelle Mabugat – Greenberg Glusker
Michelle Mabugat is a corporate and transactional attorney representing entrepreneurs, start-ups and middle-market companies. She advises companies and their principals across a broad range of business sectors, but she has deep industry expertise in branded consumer...
Steven Stein – Greenberg Glusker
Steve Stein is a litigator who has represented clients in an array of high-profile matters, including prominent media organizations in speech and intellectual property disputes, entertainment companies in claims concerning valuable projects, and companies and...
California remains in the vanguard of the movement to legalize cannabis, but the federal government lags behind, still criminalizing cannabis. Even the most sophisticated clients require expert guidance navigating this treacherous legal landscape. Greenberg Glusker...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
At Dickinson Wright, we define success by our clients’ metrics. Across our 40 practice areas, our team of over 475 lawyers has an unwavering focus on providing unmatched client service and the highest quality legal advice. We are proactive and accessible, providing...
Samantha Gleit – Feuerstein Kulick
Samantha Gleit is a partner at Feuerstein Kulick, focusing on debt financing in the legal cannabis industry, and leading the firm’s debt finance practice. Throughout her career, Samantha has advised institutional and alternative investors on distressed debt and...
Laura Cardeño has been working in cannabis practice. She specializes in contracts and is a magister in commercial law, with knowledge in regulatory matters in the cannabis industry and advises investors, start-ups, and vertically integrated companies throughout the...
Holland & Hart
Founded in 1947, Holland & Hart is a full-service Am Law 200 firm with offices in eight states and in Washington, DC. We deliver integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes in a diverse range of industries. We strive to...
My practice focuses on clients in the cannabis industry, including licensees in the adult-use cannabis market, practitioners in the medical cannabis space, and cannabis adjacent product and service providers. Think of me as your Cannabis Consigliere. I have a...
We provided strategic legal counsel that contributed to the legalization of medical cannabis and protections for those who provide and use it. We were active participants in developing the policies and legal structures that created the thriving adult-use cannabis...
Tristan D. Hujer – Phillips Lytle LLP
Justin Swanson – Bose McKinney & Evans
Jonathan Hyman – Knobbe Martens
Kristen Westphal – Cultiva Law
Kristin is a versatile litigator with a breadth and depth of legal experience that can only be gained by getting in the trenches and taking cases to trial. Always up for a challenge, Kristin has practiced as far south as Alabama, and as far west as Hawaii. She has...
Shaad Vayej – Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Alex de Wet – Webber Newdigate Attorneys
Michael Schwamm – Duane Morris
Dr. Gunnar Sachs – Clifford Chance
Dr. Jörn Witt, LL.M. – CMS
Shane Pennington – Vicente Sederberg
Lauren Ruddick – Hiller PC
Gary Grant – Francis Taylor Building
Ian Dodds-Smith – Arnold & Porter
David Holland – Prince Lobel
David C. Holland is a partner and a member of Prince Lobel’s Business Litigation and Cannabis practice groups. David is a highly sought-after civil and criminal litigation attorney who has an extensive background in representing a broad range of stakeholders in the...
Andrea Castro – Dentons
Cristina Romero de Alba – Loyra
Eduardo Nogueira Pinto – PLMJ
Daniel Linares Avilez – Linares
Paola Macassi Shepherd – Macassi & Co.
Lourdes Lopez Hall
Matthew Stratton – Ince
Nicola Finnerty – Kingsley Napley
Nicola is a leading criminal defence expert in white collar and business crime, general criminal defence, and proceeds of crime and asset forfeiture. Nicola advises corporates and individuals (both in the UK and overseas) on cannabis investment in particular in...
Dr Paul Crosio – Silk Legal
Paul is a highly experienced legal practitioner who specializes in corporate, labor, and administrative law. Over the past 25 years, Paul has been based in a number of countries across the Asia-Pacific region and has worked with a variety of different multinational...
San Chaithiraphant – Tilleke & Gibbins
Alan Adcock – Tilleke & Gibbins
Sam Saarsteiner – Clark Hill
Mario Andrés Arroyo Unda – The Legal Hub Guatemala
Jose Davalos – Praetorium
Xavier Valverde – Praetorium
Vojtech Sucharda – Arrows ETL
Miroslava Bruhova – Arrows ETL
Diana Paola Valenzuela – Anandamida Gardens
Efraín López Amarís – Árpez Company
Efraín López Amarís is the director of Árpez Company, an enterprise that develops consultancies in cannabis industries and scientific research about the same subject for the public and private sectors in Colombia, Ecuador an Brasil. Currently, some of its clients are...
Jose Alejandro Abusaid – Abusaid & Gomez
John P. Vettese – Cassels
Cheryl V. Reicin – Torys
Med Brazão – Nelber Chaves Advocacia
Med is a cannabis business law attorney based in Brazil. He is a founder and the managing partner of Med Brazão Advocacia e Consultoria, a firm specialized in civil litigation and labor law as well as on regulatory matters in the cannabis industry. Prior to that, Med...
Paulo Thiessen – Paulo Thiessen Advogados
Daniel Rathner – Indicated Legal
Francisco Carratelli – Socio Fundador MCA Abogados Argentina
David Feder – Weed Law
I’m a New York and New Jersey licensed business and litigation attorney assisting clients with transactions, start ups, contracts, dispute resolution and virtually all areas of the cannabis industry, including securing competitive business licenses. Since 2010 I...
Sean J. McGowan – Kaufman McGowan PLLC
Sean McGowan is a partner at Kaufman McGowan PLLC, Corporate & Securities Counsel to the State-Legal Cannabis Industry™ and one of the leading corporate cannabis law firms in New York and the USA. Mr. McGowan and his firm combine decades of practicing corporate...
Mitch Schwamm – Duane Morris
Mitch Kulick – Feuerstein Kulick
Gary Kaminsky – Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld
Gary S. Kaminsky has over 35 years of experience in legal regulatory compliance, including the past six years in the cannabis industry. He focuses his practice on developing and implementing regulatory enterprise risk management infrastructure for companies investing...
William J. Beneduce – Norris McLoughlin PA
Robert E. Schiappacasse – Sills Cummis & Gross PC
Daniel T. McKillop – Scarinci Hollenbeck
Charles Alovisetti – Vicente Sederberg
Frank A. Segall – Burns & Levinson
Joseph C. Bedwick – Cozen O’Connor
Scot Crow – Dickinson Wright PLLC
Scot Crow (Member, Columbus) is General Corporate, M&A, and Private Equity Practice Group Chair and a Board Member at Dickinson-Wright PLLC. Scot is also the Co-Founder of the Cannabis Practice, which launched over 10 years ago and includes more than 50 attorneys...
Neil Willner – Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld
Neil M. Willner is Co-chair of the Cannabis Group. He focuses his practice on the cannabis industry and provides counsel to hemp and marijuana companies across all parts of the supply chain on regulatory and compliance issues. Neil also handles regulatory compliance,...
Joey Fuson – Hemp Law Group
Hannah King – Dentons
Meghana D. Shah – Eversheds
Evelina J. Norwinski – Arnold & Porter
Jennifer Hoffpauir – Parlatore Law Group
Lenita SimsSpears – Lys Compliance Consulting
Andrew C. Glassman – Pullman & Comley, LLC
Jeffrey S. Gard – Gard Law Firm LLC
Eric B. Liebman – Moye White
Brian Vicente – Vicente Sederberg
Jennifer Benda – Holland & Hart
Brandon Dorsky – Fruit Slabs
Omar Figueroa – Law Offices of Omar Figueroa
Anita Famili – Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Tiffiny Walls-Fox – Edlin Gallagher Huie & Blum
Sarah Blitz – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Ryan P. McGuire – Huguenin Kahn LLP
Ryan McGuire is passionate in his pursuit of the best possible outcome for his clients in a wide-range of litigation and business objectives. In Ryan’s career as a litigator, for both plaintiffs and defendants, he has handled a variety of different kinds of cases in...
Ariana Van Alstine – AAVA Consulting and Legal Services
Sander Zagzebski – Clark Hill
Brian Camire – Weedmaps
Cassia Furman – Vicente Sederberg
Jeffrey Hamilton – Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Marc Hauser – Hauser Advisory
Marshall A. Custer – Husch Blackwell
Jason Brandeis – Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
Thomas Butcher – Cultiva Law
Thomas Butcher combines a strong passion for litigation and hard work to reach the best outcome for his clients on a daily basis. In his legal practice, Thomas’ focus is in the representation of clients, ranging from farmers, processors and retail owners. With a...
Kenneth Ford – Cultiva Law
While kenneth’s practice at Cultiva Law primarily focuses on representing cannabis industry clients in litigation, he is well versed in many areas of law. With a background in corporate litigation, industry compliance, corporate transactions, and tax, Ken is thrilled...
Kamran Farkhondepay Aryah – Cultiva Law
As a cannabis attorney, Kamran builds compliance solutions for companies of all sizes in the emerging federally legal hemp market, and state level recreational marijuana markets. In his legal practice, Kamran’s focus is the representation of closely-held entities and...
Pamela Bubb – Webber Newdigate Attorneys
Pamela Bubb is a partner and head of the Corporate and Commercial Department of Webber Newdigate Attorneys in Lesotho. Pamela focuses on commercial law and has a keen interest in cannabis matters. She and her team are involved in providing a broad range of commercial...
Fabiola Jimenez – Cultiva Law
Karen Albence – Cultiva Law
Karen Albence practices in the state of California for Cultiva Law and has cases and vast experience in numerous counties all over California. She also has litigated and is licensed to practice in Hawaii. Karen concentrates in litigation, and is experienced in all...
Katia Alcantar – Cultiva Law
Katia is a cannabis business litigator representing clients as plaintiffs and defendants in disputes concerning contracts, commercial leases, and business torts. She has litigated in state and federal courts, before arbitrators, and on appeal. Katia has a proven track...
Emily Weiner – Weiner Law Group
Jennifer McGrath – Law Offices Of Jennifer McGrath
Frederik Bockslaff – Nimrod Rechtsanwälte
Dr. Susanne Pech – CMS
Marco Niehaus – Norton Rose
Elena Tsohou – Norton Rose Fulbright Greece
Dr Alexander Scerri Herrera – Jose A. Herrera & Associates Advocates
Saskia Blokland – Norton Rose Fulbright
Bernardo Soriano Guzman – S&F Abogados
Beat Baumgartner – Loyens & Loeff
Daniel Haymann – MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd
Daniel Haymann heads MLL’s cannabis practice. He specializes in corporate and commercial law as well as on regulatory matters in the cannabis industry and advises investors, start-ups and vertically integrated companies along the value chain. Prior to embarking on a...
Marion Wyler – Kellerhals Carrard Zurich KlG
Diana Barreneche – Proyecto Cáñamo
Felipe Samaniego – CorralRosales
Pablo Alejandro Ferrer Molina – Pinilla, González & Prieto Abogados
Peerapan Tungsuwan – Baker & McKenzie
Dr. Atthachai Homhuan – Tilleke & Gibbins
As director of the regulatory affairs department at Tilleke & Gibbins, Dr. Atthachai Homhuan leads the firm’s cannabis team. He helps agriculture, life sciences, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cosmetics and herbal products, and cannabis clinic and dispensary...
Andrew Reeves – Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Joplin Higgins – Joplin Lawyers
Barbara Miller – Fasken
Terence S. Dobbin – Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Alice Tseng – Smart & Biggar
Peter Simeon – Gowling WLG
Chris Nyberg – MLT Aikins
John P. Vettese – Cassels
Aaron Sonshine – Bennett Jones LLP
Eric Foster – Dentons
James O’Brien – MLT Aikins
Bradley Blommer – Green Light Law Group
Nathalie Bougenies – Miller Nash
Donald E. Gies, III – Gies Law Firm
Donald E. Gies, III is an Oklahoma licensed attorney, focusing primarily on cannabis law – representing hundreds of patients, growers, processors, and dispensaries in a range of matters across the state. Donald formed Gies Law Firm in the back of a dispensary in...
Kevin Patrick Murphy – Walter Haverfield
Todd A. Broski – Frantz Ward
Thomas R. Anderson – Harter Secret & Emery
Patrick Hines – Hodgson Russ
James K Landau – Prince Lobel
Jim Landau is a partner and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and Cannabis practice groups. Jim represents clients in litigation before Federal, New York State and Local courts and other tribunals, including arbitration and mediation before the American...
Craig Delsack – Law Offices of Craig Delsack, LLC
Alexander G. Malyshev – Carter Ledyard
Steve Malito – Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, LLP
Hadas Alterman – Plant Medicine Law Group
Joseph Bondy – The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy
The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy is a cannabis business, cannabis licensing, and criminal defense law firm, located in New York City. Mr. Bondy represents numerous individuals and corporations in the adult-use cannabis and hemp industry, and defends clients in...
Neil M. Kaufman – Kaufman McGowan PLLC
Neil M. Kaufman, is the managing member of Kaufman McGowan PLLC, Corporate & Securities Counsel to the State-Legal Cannabis Industry™ and one of the leading corporate cannabis law firms in New York and the USA. He combines over 35 years of practicing corporate...
Julia Beskin – Quinn Emmanuel
Kathryn Russo – Jackson Lewis
Martin Glass – Jenner & Block
Carlos N. Martinez – Legal Solutions of New Mexico LLC
Paul-Michael Keichel – Cullinan & Associates and Founder and Director of Greenhouse Project
Paul-Michael (“PM”) has been admitted as an Attorney of the High Court, South Africa, with right of appearance, since 2013, when he accepted the brief of the now-famous “Dagga Couple” to assist them in decriminalising cannabis use, possession and trade in the country....
Zurayda Mayet – Kleingeld Mayet
William J. Caruso – Archer Law
Sean Mack – Pashman Stein Walder Hayden
Marc P Press – Cole Schotz
Joshua S. Bauchner – Ansell Grimm & Aaron
Paul P. Josephson – Duane Morris
Shamus Flynn – Flynn Giudici
Tracy Gallegos – Duane Morris.
Tisha Black – Black & Wadhams
Tisha Black is the Managing Partner at Black & Wadhams. Ms. Black has been an active participant and counselor in the Nevada marijuana industry since 2014. She has been, and continues to be, active in the Nevada State Medical and Recreational Cannabis Program and...
Christopher Young – Gravis Law
Chris was reared in Great Falls in the Big Sky State. He matriculated at Carleton College in Minnesota where he earned a BA in Comparative Religion in 1987. More importantly, he met his future wife there. After stints in Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul, he started...
Spence Flatgard – Watkins & Eager
Chris Parrington – Kutak Rock
Brian R. Falk – Mirick O’Connell
Michael R Ross – Prince Lobel
Michael P. Ross brings his experience to solving complex problems and bringing disparate parties together in his focus on commercial real estate, and strategic advice. Mike served for 14 years as a Boston City Councilor, and was President of the body from 2009 to...
Tammie L. Snow – Law Office Of Tammie L. Snow
Russell M. Coleman – Frost Brown Todd
Royce DuBiner – McGuire Woods
Nick Richards – Greenspoon Marder
Nick Richards is a partner and co-chair of the Cannabis Law practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. He represents individuals and businesses in tax audits & trials, M&A, in managing tax debt, and he advises cannabis companies, owners and investors regarding...
Zareefa Burki Flener – Flener IP & Business Law
Eric Berlin – Dentons
Craig Lerman – Lerman Law
Richard M. Blau – GrayRobinson
DeVaughn Ward – Ward Law LLC
Gil Rosenthal – Kutak Rock
Christian Sederberg – Vicente Sederberg
Shawn Hauser – Vicente Sederberg
Charles Wern – Jones & Keller
Charles specializes in the areas of tax planning and business transactions. He has extensive tax planning expertise with respect to partnerships/LLCs, C and S corporations, and individual income tax rules, as well as dealing with complex transactional tax issues in...
Alexander Buscher – Buscher Law LLC
Alex Buscher founded Buscher Law in November 2018 after helping to inform Congress of then-current regulation classifying commercial hemp an illegal Schedule I substance under federal law and the laws of most states. Seeing the massive need for diligent, effective,...
Meghan Brennan – Husch Blackwell
Rachel Gillette – Holland & Hart
A leading cannabis-focused lawyer, Rachel helps clients nationwide proactively plan and implement strategies to capitalize on strategic business opportunities. At the vanguard of the retail marijuana industry, Rachel leverages more than a decade of experience guiding...
Bob Hoban – Clark Hill
Robert Hoban is a corporate and M&A attorney, who sits at the center of the world’s largest commercial cannabis industry network. He is a leader of Clark Hill’s AmLaw-leading Cannabis Industry Group. As the cannabis industry commercialized, Bob has been widely...
Pamela Epstein – Eden Enterprises
Marc D. Hauser – Reed Smith
William G. Roark – Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin
Michael Westermann – Westermann Law
Gerard G Pecht – Norton Rose Fulbright
Jonathan S. Miller – Frost Brown Todd
There are few individuals who have been more influential in the development of the U.S. hemp industry than the U.S. Hemp Roundtable’s General Counsel, Jonathan Miller. Upon helping found the Roundtable (and its sister organization, the U.S. Hemp Authority), Jonathan...
Barak Cohen – Perkins Coie
Gregory S. Kaufman
John McGowan – Kinner & McGowan PLLC
Nathan Daschle – Daschle Group
Heidi Urness – McGlinchey
Heidi Urness has developed a national reputation as a skillful, tenacious, and results-focused attorney for successfully representing and advising a wide range of marijuana and hemp companies, licensees, investors, and more. Born and raised in Chicago, Heidi attended...
Justin Walsh – Gleam Law
Neil K. Juneja – Gleam law
Alexis Hartwell-Gobeske – Dynamic Law Group, PLLC
Catherine Hagerty – Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Luke S Zimmerman – Law Office of Luke S Zimmerman
Robert Becher – Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Rob has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes business litigation and arbitration matters for over twenty years. He is the Chair of Quinn Emanuel’s Cannabis Litigation Practice Group. Rob has represented cannabis clients involved in retail,...
Ian Stewart – Wilson Elser
Jennifer Fisher – Goodwin
Nate Steel – Steel Wright Gary
Robbin Rahman – Barber Law Firm
Gary Michael Smith – Guidant Law Firm
Bradley A Carlson – Carlson Law
Tom Zuber – Zuber Lawler LLP
Tom Zuber is a founder and the Managing Partner of Zuber Lawler. Zuber Lawler represents clients throughout the world from offices in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and Silicon Valley. Zuber Lawler represents clients most often on the areas...
Margret Knitter, LL.M. – SKW Schwarz
Charles X. Gormally – Brach Eichler LLC
John D. Fanburg – Brach Eichler LLC
Chris Lane – Mackrell.Solicitors
Nigel Rowley – Mackrell Solicitors
Nigel is the firm’s Managing Partner and joint Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution at Mackrell.Solicitors’ London and Birmingham offices. He is widely experienced in complex litigation matters, and various forms of dispute resolution. He is a Past Chairman of...
Ricardo Geada – Mackrell Solicitors
Ricardo Geada is a partner of Mackrell. Solicitors and heads up the cannabis and regulatory team. A solicitor with more than 13 years’ legal experience – both in private practice and in-house – Ricardo has genuine interest in drug policy reform and regulation,...
Susan Burns – S Burns Legal PLLC
Susan Burns is a business lawyer who specializes in guiding businesses using steady or rapid growth strategies depending on their needs. Her practice serves various industries from service providers, microbiology consultants, and tech startups, to innovative...
Shannett Thompson – Kingsley Napley LLP
Shannett Thompson is a Partner in the Regulatory team at Kingsley Napley LLP. She acts for health and social care professionals involved in regulatory proceedings, including representing doctors in respect of investigations by the GMC. She also advises healthcare...
Ricardo Costa Macedo – Caiado Guerreiro
Ricardo Costa Macedo is a partner at Caiado Guerreiro since 2006. He heads the Intellectual Property and Life Sciences groups of the firm. His practice covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark and other IP-related rights, such as trade...
Richard Y. Cheng – Weaver Johnston Nelson, PLLC
Richard developed a cannabis regulatory and corporate practice starting in late 2013, after practicing as a healthcare regulatory and corporate attorney since 2006. As a leading cannabis attorney, Richard served as outside general counsel to the Texas Cannabis...
Jason P. Tortorici – Schilleci & Tortorici, P.C.
Schilleci & Tortorici, P.C. is a law firm designed with the goal of personal service and attention to the needs of its clients in the 21st Century. The firm focuses on representing businesses and their owners in matters related to business formation advice,...
M. Allen Hopper
Jill G. Polster, Esq – Cohen Law Maine, LLC
Veronica Darling – Cultiva Law
Veronica is a Pacific Northwest native with over a decade of experience in strategic business planning, complex commercial litigation and regulatory compliance. Over the last four years, she has become intimately involved in navigating the Oregon cannabis regulatory...
Dustin Robinson – Mr Cannabis Law
Steven F. Groce
Member of the Missouri Bar, the Texas Bar, and the Bar of the United States Supreme Court Juries Doctorate (JD) Law, University of Missouri, at Kansas City – Graduated 1984 38 years Experience in Criminal Defense. Practice primarily devoted to DWI (Alcohol...
Brett M. Schuman – Goodwin Procter LLP
Ted Bernhard – Cultiva Law
Ted Bernhard is a seasoned business, securities, tax and regulatory compliance attorney with a professional career spanning over two decades. He began his legal career with one of the largest and most prominent law firms in the Pacific Northwest and joined Cultiva...