INDUSTRIES & PRACTICES
Cannabis

CANNABIS-RELATED COMPANIES NEED PRACTICAL LEGAL ADVICE THAT TAKES INTO ACCOUNT THE INDUSTRY’S MULTI-LAYERED REGULATIONS.

Overview

Entrepreneurs in the cannabis-industry need legal counsel that combines good business sense, transactional acumen and regulatory insight. Our cannabis practice group assists companies and investors in the cannabis industry in a variety of transactional matters – debt and equity raises, commercial contracts, corporate governance, and intellectual property protection. We work with operating licensed companies, investors, and ancillary services businesses to help them navigate the cannabis industry’s complex legal landscape. We have advised Canadian and other non-U.S. interests seeking to participate in the U.S. cannabis industry or to obtain U.S. investment for activities in their home countries.

Experienced and Well-Positioned

We have cannabis practice group attorneys located in Colorado, Washington, and Toronto. The lawyers in our Cannabis practice group have extensive corporate transactional experience that is well-suited to advising companies in the cannabis industry.

Full Range of Services

Our services and representative transactions include:

  • Company-side formation, angel investment and venture capital financing (debt and equity)
  • Investor-side equity and debt investments
  • Secured transactions (including real estate)
  • Corporate governance
  • Complex commercial licenses
  • Protection of intellectual property

Lawyers in our group have consummated cannabis related transactions in Colorado, California, and Washington and other states where state laws permit medical or recreational cannabis operations.

Contacts

Michael Weiner
Denver/Practice Group Chair

Industries & Practices

  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness