Mr. Cannabis Law, a full-service law firm focused exclusively on the marijuana and hemp industry, is excited to announce the addition of Steven D. Avalon, Esq. as an associate attorney at Mr. Cannabis Law. Mr. Avalon is a regulatory and transactional attorney with experience in federal regulation of marijuana and hemp as well as mergers and acquisitions experience with middle market transactions.
Mr. Avalon worked both as in-house counsel to a publicly traded cannabis investment firm and as an associate at a boutique firm specializing in transactional and regulatory law. During his time as in-house counsel, Steven oversaw mergers and acquisitions valued at over $50 million as well as ensured compliance within local, state, and federal law in the cannabis space. He also has experience lobbying Congress in Washington, D.C., making frequent trips to the nation’s capital to advocate on behalf of the cannabis industry. Finally, Steven helped navigate state laws to set up dispensary sites as well as statewide delivery for a Florida Medical Marijuana Treatment Center.
Dustin Robinson, Founding Partner of Mr. Cannabis Law, provided his comments on the addition of Mr. Avalon: “Mr. Avalon’s unique skill-set that combines cannabis-specific M&A experience with a deep understanding of cannabis operational compliance is going to make him a tremendous asset to our clients. The hiring of Mr. Avalon demonstrates Mr. Cannabis Law’s unwavering commitment to providing our clients and the cannabis industry with access to sophisticated legal expertise from professionals that are deeply passionate about the industry.”