Press Release | 08.29.16

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF., August 29, 2016 – Archer Norris, a leading law firm with approximately 100 lawyers in five California offices, announces the launch of its cannabis practice. The practice consists of Archer Norris attorneys who have the experience and reputation to handle the unique legal challenges of California’s medical marijuana business and the many changes that lie ahead in the rapidly growing cannabis field.                                 

“We recognize and embrace the complexity of California’s cannabis industry,” states Managing Partner Gene Blackard. “Our expertise puts Archer Norris at the forefront of the legal marketplace for business and commercial litigation services.” 

Attuned to the industry-specific issues governing the evolving medical marijuana industry, Archer Norris Cannabis lawyers, including partners Gabriel G. Green and Jasun C. Molinelli and senior associates Richard L. Gillespie, Anthony D. Phillips, Christopher K. Trembley and Eric R. Tuy, work with medical cannabis growers, business entrepreneurs and government entities at the state and local level to align cannabis cultivation, processing and distribution with local ordinances and licensing requirements. Additionally, Archer Norris attorneys handle matters involving business, land use and evolving regulatory and environmental issues and concerns. From business formation to all aspects of medical marijuana licensing and regulatory compliance, the attorneys at Archer Norris collaboratively work with cannabis operators to support their expansion in this booming industry and provide counsel on all aspects of the medical marijuana business in California.

About Archer Norris

A leading California law firm, Archer Norris PLC has approximately 100 attorneys admitted to practice in 17 states. BTI Consulting Group named Archer Norris to its 2016 Client Service A-Team and the National Law Journal recognized Archer Norris on its “Midsize Law Firm Hot List” in 2015 and 2016. The firm focuses on business law from five strategically located offices throughout California and wherever our clients need us.

For more information about the firm, please contact Karin Wiborn at 925.930.6600 or visit the Archer Norris website at

Name Title Phone Email V-card
Blackard Jr., Eugene Of Counsel 925.930.6600 vcard
Molinelli, Jasun Partner 925.930.6600 vcard
Phillips, Anthony Senior Associate 415.653.1480 vcard
Trembley, Christopher Senior Associate 213.437.4000 vcard
Tuy, Eric Senior Associate 415.653.1480 vcard