Munck Wilson Mandala


  • Cannabis deals done right – from the start(up): Munck Wilson Mandala provides full-service corporate counseling to new and existing cannabis and hemp businesses at all critical junctures: startup, funding, IP portfolio development and protection, securities, corporate governance, transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • From handshake to harvest: We expertly counsel cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, testing facilities, and retailers to negotiate, craft, and close contracts that drive growth while remaining compliant with local and state regulations.

Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys have hands-on cannabis experience representing clients on the federal, state, and local laws relevant to conducting business from seed to harvest. We counsel clients on how to navigate all phases of the cannabis corporate life cycle, from vision to victory. Our attorneys represent corporations, businesses, and individuals in nearly every facet and at every stage in the legal cannabis space, including regulatory compliance, fundraising, intellectual property, licensing, brand protection, applications, due diligence, corporate governance, and real estate transactions.

With the highly regulated industry of legalized hemp and cannabis in a constant state of evolution, MWM attorneys offer industry intelligence, experience, and cultivated networks to help clients thrive in cannabusiness ventures.

The firm leverages our proven expertise in intellectual property, patents, copyrights, trademarks, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate transactions to represent cannabis clients and investors in IP portfolio development, contracts, partnerships, land-use, disputes, and litigations.

We provide corporate governance and capital formation counsel for both public and private securities offerings on behalf of cannabis companies.

Our legal team is also well-versed in regulatory matters involving the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Office of the Inspector General, allowing clients to solely focus on business goals and objectives.

MWM attorneys have hands-on, cannabis-related experience. This includes familiarity with the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 also referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering (AML) statutes, Controlled Substances Act (CSA), and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as well as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and guidance, and state-specific marijuana and hemp regulations.

Principal Attorney

Co-Managing Partner
Los Angeles

Los Angeles

West Coast Litigation Chair
Los Angeles