Bill is Co-Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law Practice and is nationally ranked by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in Cannabis Law. He leads a 70-attorney national team that provides a comprehensive suite of legal services to businesses in the legalized cannabis sector. He focuses his practice on providing strategic regulatory and transactional advice to both the cannabis and gaming industries.
As the clients have gotten bigger, I really find myself oftentimes acting as a traffic cop to try to find the right people for these more complicated issues to help companies that have gotten larger and more sophisticated.
The Discussion Draft was intended as an overshooting wish-list to start the negotiation and ensure social equity provisions are at the top of the list. That makes sense, but the Discussion Draft will be negotiated for a long time, both before it is ever introduced as a bill and in both houses.