Medical Marijuana

If you are a business or entrepreneur wishing to prosper in the cannabis industry in Pennsylvania, then you have come to the right law firm. Led by William Roark, founder and co-chair of the state wide Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee, and a true recognized preeminent advisor in this field, our lawyers have substantial expertise in advising growers, processors, investors and distributors on all aspects of the law pertaining to this highly regulated industry.

Our firm has advised scores of companies based in and outside of the Commonwealth on all aspects of compliance with the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act and Pennsylvania’s Industrial Hemp Program. The success experienced by our clients in a tough and emerging market is a testament to the real value our lawyers can add to your business.

We offer clients assistance throughout the lifespan of their business or investment including such areas as:

  • Corporate and business formation
  • Financing
  • Permit Applications
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real estate acquisitions, sales and leasing
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Land Use and Zoning issues, including work with municipalities
  • Employment law issues including non-competition agreements, executive and employee contracts
  • Trade secret protection
  • Data security planning and mitigation of risk
  • Dispute resolution

Clients include companies that grow and sell marijuana, investors, joint ventures as well as businesses that have dealings with the industry, from x to x.

In the last few years, Bill has taught hundreds of lawyers and other professionals the ins and outs of the law in this area and is widely respected as one of the most knowledgeable and entrenched lawyers in this fast paced and heavily evolving industry. For more, please contact him at

CHAIRPERSON William G. Roark
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