Portland, Oregon (January 22, 2019) — Lane Powell attorney Ben Pirie has been elected to the Executive Committee of Oregon State Bar’s Cannabis Law Section. Pirie counsels cannabis businesses on a wide range of corporate and regulatory legal issues, including mergers and acquisitions, negotiating complex contracts, and corporate governance, as well as regulatory compliance in the emerging cannabis and hemp industries.
The Cannabis Law Section seeks to educate and promote cannabis law among Oregon lawyers and judges, and serves as a resource for lawyers that monitor federal enforcement activities and defend against federal government interference in state lawful cannabis activities.
Lane Powell’s Cannabis Team monitors developments in the law and shares updates on The Pipeline: Cannabis Law Advisor, maintains close ties with regulators and anticipates the impact of proposed rule changes to their clients’ businesses. The interdisciplinary team provides a myriad of legal services such as compliance strategies, business transactions and solutions, real estate, plant and process patents, dispute resolution, sophisticated state and federal tax counseling, and more.
Lane Powell offers a broad range of legal services providing insightful counsel to individuals and organizations on a local, national and international basis. The firm’s corporate, litigation and regulatory professionals collaborate across our locations to deliver practical solutions tailored to our clients’ unique business needs.