Practice Area

Our Business Litigation Expertise Gives You the Edge.

Navigating nuanced and intricate litigation within highly regulated industries—like cannabis and psychedelics—requires a keen understanding of their complexities. Legal disputes within this realm can significantly influence a company’s immediate viability and long-term success. This reality drives our pragmatic approach, aimed at quickly and efficiently resolving high-stake disputes. We’re proud of our track record of successfully representing public and private companies in litigation and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediation and arbitration.

Our services and areas of expertise include:

Ownership & Management Disputes [+]

We regularly represent clients in shareholder disputes over equity interests. We’ve also successfully represented various cannabis-related businesses in disputes stemming from misappropriation of corporate funds, breach of fiduciary duties, and other fraud-based torts.

Business Torts [+]

We’ve represented clients in various third-party interference claims, including those involving contract relations, business expectancy, and employment relations. Our experience also includes representing buyers and sellers of all sizes in many multi-million-dollar disputes involving fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duties, and fraudulent inducement.

Intellectual Property & Trade Secrets [+]

Our team successfully represented a global cannabis packaging client in litigation against international defendants for breach of contract stemming from misappropriation of trade secrets and patent infringement. We’ve also represented various cannabis brands in disputes related to licensing agreements.

Land Use & Real Estate Disputes [+]

We’ve represented cannabis-related operators in zoning challenges before zoning boards of appeals, and in state courts through special action lawsuits.