The formation of a cannabis and industrial hemp group reflects the growth already achieved and to come in the cannabis industry. The Brownstein’s team of nationally recognized practitioners having been working for over a decade with clients. The team offers solutions to clients that are comprehensive, and they have been doing so for more than a decade. The group will be co-chaired by Melissa Kuipers Blake with the firm’s Government Relations Department and Amy Steinfeld with the Natural Resources Department. Their team plays a significant role in policy in various state legislatures.
Because they have a say in legislative policies and regulatory framework, it allows them to be cutting edge with unmatched experience. They are experienced in land use, real estate, and water law pertaining to agricultural interests and have contributed to the Southern California, Central Coast, Central Valley, Colorado, and Nevada cultivation and retail markets. They cover corporate as well as regulatory law including local, state, and federal government relations. Further, they deal not only with land use, real estate, and natural resources, but litigation, employment, and intellectual property as well.
They are interested in covering all areas related to the cannabis industry. They are understanding to businesses and investors and seek to assist them with site acquisition, business formation, banking, competitive edge, compliance, and approval. They support companies from start to finish in seeing their ideas through and bringing products to market.