Following the passage of Prop 64, California has seen a sharp uptick in the number of new cannabis businesses forming. As the “green rush” marches on, members of the more traditional business and investment communities are looking to get involved in this new industry that shows such potential. However, the cannabis industry is not new - it has been around for a very long time and has its own culture, which is fairly suspicious of lawyers and not conditioned to access the legal system. When business or investment leaders
This course will discuss the various kinds of disputes that arise in the cannabis industry, which range from employment matters and real estate issues to breach of contract cases. We will discuss how and when cannabis businesses experiencing disputes can access our justice system with confidence, and strategies to help your clients ensure that they have a forum to hear their disputes when problems arise.
The presenter, Katy Young, is a founding partner of Ad Astra Law Group, LLP, a litigation shop focused on business, employment, and real estate litigation. She has been representing cannabis entrepreneurs and cannabis businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2013.
Katy M. Young is a Partner at Ad Astra Law Group, LLP in San Francisco. Her focus is on business and commercial litigation, including partnership disputes, breach of contract, computer fraud and abuse litigation, financial services litigation, real estate, construction defect, business torts, professional negligence, and collections. She also handles selected business transactions, including drafting and interpreting contracts, licensing agreements, leases, and trademarks.
Ms. Young received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Social Science and Pre-Law from
Ms. Young is a member of the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, the Berkeley Rotary Club, ProVisors San Francisco IX, the USF Women Lawyers Committee, and the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco.
very strong recommended
Super Informative and approachable!
Interesting and informative.
Really enjoy this presenter, and thought case examples were an interesting way to illustrate predominant issues.
Great speaker. Very helpful and informative. Please offer more cannabis programs both at the federal level and for California.
interesting subject brand new and growing.
The best webinar I've listened to this year
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