Barak Cohen identified the growth potential in the cannabis industry at an early stage, and has become a go-to attorney for companies in the industry. He has significant internal investigation and compliance experience helping national and international companies involved in the cannabis industry (including marijuana, CBD (cannabidiol), CBG (cannabigerol), and hemp products and services), such as food-and-beverage companies, investment banks, financial payment processors, and dispensaries, among others.

Michael Bleicher focuses his practice on matters involving privacy, data security, and First Amendment issues for clients in the technology and communications industries. He litigates disputes regarding Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act, and also regularly advises clients on the Communications Decency Act, Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act, and other federal and state privacy statutes. Additionally, Michael has experience advising established finance and investment banking companies involved in the cannabis industry (including CBD (cannabidiol), CBG (cannabigerol), marijuana, and hemp products and services) on entering the food and beverage market.

Tommy Tobin’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and class action matters involving statutory, constitutional, and regulatory issues in a range of industries, including food and beverage and cannabis. Tommy regularly writes articles on law and policy issues affecting food and cannabis products. He is an associate in Perkins Coie’s Seattle office, a former federal district court clerk, and a graduate of Harvard Law School.