Vicente LLP Receives Top Ranking in Cannabis Law from Chambers and Partners for the Fifth Year in a Row

Jun 12, 2023

Vicente LLP is honored to announce that the firm was recognized by Chambers and Partners as a top cannabis law practice in the U.S., and five of the firm's attorneys were individually ranked among the nation's top cannabis lawyers. Vicente has received a Nationwide Band 1 ranking from Chambers in all five years since the Cannabis Law section was added in 2019.

Chambers is highly respected among legal professionals and business leaders for its deep analysis of law firms and attorneys across industries and the globe. It has a team of more than 200 researchers who conduct thousands of interviews and other forms of independent research to assess technical legal ability; client service; commercial vision and business understanding; diligence; value for fees; and depth of experience.

The 2023 edition of the prestigious legal directory gave Vicente a Nationwide Band 1 ranking in its Cannabis Law section, with the editors noting the firm is known for being "one of the country's few law firms specializing in providing advice to businesses operating in the cannabis sector."

Chambers highlighted the following client comments as examples of the firm's strengths:

"The team has the depth of knowledge and breadth of extremely capable legal experts to take on and successfully handle all matters."

"Vicente's group is very solution-oriented and understands complex corporate and regulatory requirements."

Vicente LLP founding partner Brian Vicente and special counsel Christian Sederberg were once again ranked in Band 1 of Chambers' individual rankings. Partners Charles Alovisetti and Cassia Furman were once again ranked in Band 2 and Band 4, respectively. Partner Shawn Hauser rose in the ranks from “Up and Coming” to Band 4. 

According to Chambers:

Charles Alovisetti's practice focuses on the regulations affecting cannabis businesses, including those engaging in cross-border M&A.

Cassia Furman is particularly strong in guiding cannabis businesses through the framework of industry-specific regulations at the state and federal levels.

Shawn Hauser specializes in advising producers and manufacturers in the industrial hemp industry.

Christian Sederberg is known for his considerable contribution to the State of Colorado's regulatory environment.

Denver-based practitioner Brian Vicente is a leading light in the cannabis market, where his practice focuses on assisting clients with license and permit applications.

 According to clients:

"Charles is solid when thinking through the regulatory aspects of matters."

"Cassia is a smart regulatory lawyer."

"Shawn is well regarded in the industry for her involvement in the hemp space."

"Christian is excellent on legislative issues."

"Brian is exceptionally talented and knowledgeable. His easygoing demeanor is coupled with an agility and sophistication of thought."

View Vicente LLP's full profile on Chambers and Partners

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