Trusted cannabis lawyer and experienced startup law firms|Cogent Law

Cogent’s cannabis attorneys devote their practice to navigating the complex legal environment surrounding the nascent cannabis industry. Our cannabis attorneys have extensive federal, state, and municipal regulatory compliance & advocacy experience. They are supported by a network of cross-disciplinary teams in corporate, criminal, securities, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, regulatory, and government investigations. We are committed to providing outstanding client service and offer practical, strategic, and cost-effective counsel.

We work with companies large and small to help them navigate the rapidly changing landscape. We support companies on a range of cannabis-related matters including but not limited to:

  • State cannabis licensing preparation and application
  • Corporate formation and equity fundraising
  • M&A, debt and equity financings, lender and lendee representation
  • Real estate acquisition, representation for zoning boards, and permitting
  • State regulatory compliance programs and ongoing compliance for CRBs
  • Financial institution AML/KYC compliance programs
  • Terms of service, user agreements, privacy policies & data security
  • Investigations and litigation
  • Government relations at all levels
  • Public relations strategy
  • Ongoing outside general counsel support for early, mid stage, and large businesses

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