Dorsey & Whitney Shortlisted by Chambers for “Cannabis Law – Law Firm of the Year”

Chambers, an independent research company that delivers detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers, announced this week that Dorsey & Whitney has been shortlisted for Chambers’ nationwide “Cannabis Law – Law Firm of the Year” honor.  Dorsey was one of the first AmLaw 100 law firms to provide services to the legal cannabis industry. Dorsey has worked with investors, lenders, grow companies, and edible and oil manufacturers, as well as companies providing ancillary services.  “Being shortlisted by Chambers means a lot to our Firm and our cannabis team,” said Mike Weiner, co-chair of the Cannabis Law Practice at Dorsey.  “We committed to the industry early on and, as a result, our group has expanded across a variety of practice groups and many of our office locations.”

The focus of Dorsey’s work has been on corporate transactions, securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial contracts.  In addition, services are provided to clients related to government regulations, litigation, trademarks and patents.  Interdisciplinary teams work efficiently with early stage cannabis companies to provide the appropriate level of service.  The Dorsey cannabis team stays abreast of changing laws and regulations in the industrial hemp and marijuana area.  Applying legal acumen and business insight helps Dorsey attorneys navigate the unpredictable legal landscape for their clients.

Law firm Dorsey & Whitney has 19 offices globally, including offices in Washington, California, Colorado, Vancouver, Toronto, New York, Minnesota, England and China.

Christopher J. Barry

Christopher J. Barry

Chris has over 30 years of experience in public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, proxy contests, contests for corporate control and shareholder disputes, corporate governance and general business counseling, new businesses formation and venture capital transactions.

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