Cannabis Industry Outlook: An Interview with Corporate and Regulatory Lawyers Roger Braunfeld and Gary Kaminsky at Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld (RCCB)

Roger J. Braunfeld is a founding partner at Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC. He focuses on financing and development strategies and transactions for investors and a wide array of businesses in various stages of development. Among other things, Roger’s practice encompasses fund formation, private equity and venture capital transactions, debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and corporate restructurings, as well as a range of business and commercial transactions, agreements and general business counseling. Roger is also actively involved in strategic opportunities for the firm, including the creation of the One Tower Funds, a $140+ million alternative investment platform. Roger is a founding member of the PA 30 Day Fund and a trustee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Roger is an award-winning attorney, having been recogzined by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” 2005, 2011, and 2012, and Philadelphia Business Journal, “40 Under 40.”

Gary S. Kaminsky has over thirty-five years of experience in legal regulatory compliance, including the past six years in the cannabis industry. He focuses his practice on developing and implementing regulatory enterprise risk management infrastructure for companies investing and operating in the cannabis industry as well as for asset management companies, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions. Most recently, Gary has advised US multi-state operators and other companies across the supply chain in the cannabis industry. He is frequently turned to as an informational resource by state and federal regulators and law enforcement.

Gary currently serves as Chief Regulatory Advisor for the American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp, chairing its CBD Task Force, and is a founding member of its Cannabis Beverage and Capital Markets Councils. He frequently writes and speaks on cannabis industry issues.

Interview questions:

Edwin to Roger: Tell us about RCCB and how you became involved in the Cannabis Industry

Edwin to Roger: Tell us how you connected with Gary

Edwin to Gary: Tell us about your background

Edwin to Gary: How did you get involved in the Cannabis industry?

Edwin to Gary: What drew you to RCCB?

Edwin to Roger and Gary: what do you see happening this year in the cannabis industry?

As a sophisticated mid-sized law firm, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld (RCCB) delivers the advice that businesses, funds and high net worth individuals need to realize their goals. From offices in the Greater Philadelphia area and New York, RCCB serves clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Founded in 2012, the firm has become one of the fastest-growing law firms in the region, with a reputation for excellence. Additional information about Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC is available at

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