Robert W. Selna, Chair Cannabis Practice Group
Wendel, Rosen LLP
As chair of the Cannabis Practice Group at the Oakland and Modesto California-based law firm Wendel Rosen, Robert Selna represents cannabis and hemp clients in matters including licensing, real estate, entity formation and business contracts, and litigation. A champion of the cannabis industry statewide, he represents companies in the Bay Area, the Central Valley, Humboldt County, Los Angeles and San Diego.
As a powerful voice in the state’s burgeoning cannabis and hemp industries, Selna frequently presents information at industry events and is interviewed by local and national media outlets to help untangle complex issues surrounding federal, state and local laws. He also regularly publishes articles on ever-evolving cannabis and hemp regulations.
Among Selna’s clients are the largest contract manufacturer of extracted cannabis products in California, the largest indoor grow operation in Northern California, and a distribution company that services approximately 90 percent of licensed retail stores in the state. He provides these clients and others with invaluable guidance, from coordinating licensure, negotiating leases and other business contracts, and performing due diligence on behalf of investors.