Led by William Roark, founder and co-chair of the state-wide Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Cannabis and Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee, 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 will 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

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 information, please contact him at: wroark@hrmml.com