Longstanding Success Advising Cannabis Clients
Oakland-based Wendel Rosen offers clients a long and successful history navigating California’s cannabis laws and tools to help them thrive in an industry experiencing exponential growth. The firm began advising cannabis clients in 2004 when Oakland pioneered medical cannabis dispensary permits. The state’s issuance of commercial cannabis licenses in 2018 demonstrates that cannabis has evolved into a highly regulated and profitable industry requiring the broad range of legal services provided by Wendel Rosen.
An Expanding Need for Wendel Rosen’s Expertise
By 2020, California and U.S. legal marijuana sales are expected to exceed $7 billion and $20 billion respectively. This rapid expansion has generated the need for legal services not only related to regulatory compliance and entity formation, but also to business transactions, such as leasing, commercial contracts and financing – all areas in which Wendel Rosen excels.
A Full-Service Law Firm That Understands the Cannabis Industry
Wendel Rosen’s early cannabis law experience and breadth of business law expertise ideally position the firm to advise clients during this pivotal time. As a full-service business law firm, Wendel Rosen is equipped to handle the needs of established and new cannabis enterprises. The following Wendel Rosen services are particularly relevant to cannabis businesses:
- Business Entity Formation
- Business Contracts
- Real Estate Transactions
- Land Use
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Regulatory Compliance
- Licensing and Intellectual Property
- Government Affairs