Conference Program Sponsored by:

Curated and Hosted Content Featuring
"Inside the Industry: Thought Leadership Series"
Hosted by Geoff Whaling, Chair, National Hemp Association
and Matthew Anderson, Founder, CEO, Vanguard Scientific

James Rieger

Partner, Co-Chair of Cannabis Industry Practice
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP


James Rieger is a partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, New York, NY, and the founder and Co-Chair of its Cannabis Industry Practice Group. Tannenbaum Helpern is a 40 year old general practice law firm centered on providing solutions to entrepreneurs, investors and institutions. James has over 25 years’ experience with a broad corporate and securities law practice, with a focus on the cannabis industry, and represents public and private companies, hedge funds, merchant banks, private equity funds, exchange traded funds, venture capital funds, investment banks, underwriters, and private investors in many types of transactions, including public and private debt and equity offerings, credit facilities, mergers, acquisitions, fund formation, activist investments, restructurings and divestitures of assets and divisions.

James is the current Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. James is a contributor to Bloomberg Law’s cannabis page and is a frequent lecturer and author on cannabis related matters. James is a member of numerous cannabis industry organizations. Representative cannabis clients include JW Asset Management, Navy Capital, Measure8 Ventures and TerrrAscend Corporation. James can be reached at , 212-508-6728 and
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