With deep knowledge of the federal and state regulatory landscapes, trusted relationships with regulators and members of the judiciary, and a creative culture that encourages our teams to think outside the box, McGlinchey attorneys are the experienced counsel you want in your corner.
The world of cannabis law has transformed in recent years, yet considerable uncertainty remains. The conflicts inherent in state and federal law – particularly when it comes to banking, insolvency, regulatory, and operational concerns – make this a challenging industry for start-ups and established businesses alike.
Our particular focus and depth representing highly regulated entities in the financial services arena paired with our experience advising companies in all stages of the business lifecycle in securing funding, real estate, intellectual property, and tax matters, position us uniquely to provide clients with robust, reliable, dynamic counsel on the matters at issue in this complicated, rapidly expanding field.
With a nationally recognized reputation and a footprint spanning the United States, McGlinchey’s attorneys stand poised to help your business enter, navigate, and grow within the emerging cannabis industry. From the Bank Secrecy Act, FinCEN Guidelines, and the UCC to California’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act, McGlinchey lawyers know the ins and outs of these complex frameworks, and the opportunities they present for industry participants.
Disclaimer: Cannabis (marijuana) is currently a Schedule 1 controlled substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act. McGlinchey’s legal advice is given in accordance with all existing state and federal laws and is not intended to encourage noncompliance with any law.