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GREENSPOON MARDER ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION WITH OPENING OF PORTLAND OFFICE
PORTLAND – January 9, 2017 – Greenspoon Marder is pleased to announce the official opening of the firm’s office in Portland, Oregon. Located in the U.S. Bancorp Tower, the office will be led by shareholder, Amy T. Margolis, a recognized authority on cannabis law in Oregon.
Ms. Margolis’ primary practice areas include licensing, compliance and administrative law work in the cannabis industry, as well as representation of clients charged with crimes in both state and federal court. Ms. Margolis is the founder of the Oregon Cannabis PAC and the Oregon Cannabis Association, which is the largest professional cannabis association in the state of Oregon. In addition, she is deeply engaged in policy work, frequently testifies at the Oregon legislature and before local governments on issues surrounding cannabis. She has also led two lobbying trips to Washington D.C.
The additional team of attorneys in Portland, including Sara Bateman and Kristin Stankiewicz, expands Greenspoon Marder’s
Cannabis Law practice group and the firm’s footprint across the United States. Greenspoon Marder is one of the first firms of its size with a dedicated team of attorneys servicing the $5.4 billion adult use and medicinal cannabis market. As of November 8 th 2016, twenty-nine states and Washington, D.C. have currently legalized cannabis and medical marijuana in some form.
“We are excited to start 2017 with the official opening of our Portland office,” comments
Gerald Greenspoon, Co-Managing Director of Greenspoon Marder. “This year is set to be a period of continued growth for both the Cannabis Law practice and the firm as a whole.”
Sara Bateman, associate, advises clients on a broad range of business issues including commercial transactions, licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate matters. Kristin Stankiewicz, associate, focuses her practice on land use and real estate. Ms. Stankiewicz previously worked with Office of Metro Attorney for the City of Portland where she assisted with real estate acquisitions, complex permitting problems and a diverse range of municipal law issues.
About Greenspoon Marder
Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with over 200 attorneys and offices across the United States. We are ranked among
American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015. Our firm was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality legal services at the highest value for our clients. Each of our clients is unique and so are their legal needs. We believe no one size fits all for professional services. Our lawyers offer flexible and creative solutions to meet our clients’ respective needs. Our mission is to understand the challenges our clients face, build collaborative relationships and craft solutions with a focus on strategic goals.
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