Cannabis Industry

The emerging cannabis industry requires sophisticated planning and guidance, combining industry-specific knowledge with expertise in many different practice areas. We can help you navigate the complexity of state and federal cannabis laws and regulations in order to minimize risk and successfully grow your business.

We can help you with the following:

  • Adult Use License Applications for:
    • Cultivation
    • Processing
    • Distribution
    • Dispensary
    • Microbusiness
    • Nursery
    • Testing Laboratory
  • Corporate structure
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Venture capital and equity financing
  • Compliance with Sec. 280E of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Women and minority-owned business enterprises
  • Hemp cultivation and processing application assistance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Purchasing or leasing of commercial real estate
  • Zoning restrictions
  • Business succession planning
  • Labor and employment

Jason Klimek is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Cannabis Law and has provided analyses for the New York legislature regarding taxation, licensing and regulatory proposals.

Cannabis Industry Practice Group Leader

Anthony Cotroneo

Direct: 585-987-2802
Fax: 585-445-2302