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Stoecker Named Membership Vice Chair of ABA Cannabis Law CommitteeRead Time: 1 min
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Chase Stoecker (Fort Lauderdale) has been named Membership Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA)’s Cannabis Law and Policy General Committee for 2023-24. The committee falls under the ABA’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS).
Chase is a versatile attorney whose practice spans employment and litigation counsel with a particular focus on the Cannabis and Financial Services industries. His emphasis on employment and financial matters gives him a comprehensive perspective when counseling cannabis industry participants.
Chase’s cannabis clients include staffing companies, payment processors, insurance companies, farm equipment manufacturers, transportation companies, and grow licensees. In addition to his legal work in this space, Chase has conducted several cannabis presentations throughout the country and he has published multiple articles in various publications.
Serving clients nationwide, Chase’s employment practice involves drafting employee documentation and handling litigation related to wage and hour claims, as well as cases involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act. He also represents financial institutions in contested mortgage foreclosure actions and matters brought under state and federal consumer protection statutes, and handles general business disputes such as breach of contract and property management issues.
The ABA Cannabis Law and Policy Committee comprises professionals across the country from all legal disciplines applying their skills to the continually expanding state cannabis laws and federal hemp laws. Their goal is to share experiences and resources and work together to produce leading educational programming and informative publications. Their members are involved in effecting change to state and federal policies.