Provided by Steve Levine
Steve leads Husch Blackwell's Food & Agribusiness industry unit and co-leads the firm’s national cannabis practice.
As head of the firm’s Food & Agribusiness industry unit, Steve leads more than 45 professionals from numerous practice areas focused on the various food and agriculture industries. He excels in bringing creative, cost-effective solutions to the various challenges that our clients face.
Since 2009, Steve’s major focus has been on the burgeoning cannabis industry, where he guides clients through the tangle of shifting regulations governing the sale and use of cannabis in both the marijuana and industrial hemp sectors across the nation.
Steve has earned multiple national rankings in this practice area, working closely with the top MSOs in the US and Canada, as well as entrepreneurs, on all matters of marijuana and industrial hemp regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, debt and equity financing, governance, and securities compliance.
The Cannabis team Steve co-leads is one of the country’s largest and most experienced, having grown with our clients to provide full-service representation to many of the largest cannabis operators in the U.S. and Canada. The practice is part of the firm's Food & Agribusiness business unit, applying the insights and experiences gained from representing some of the world's largest commercial seed, food production and alcohol and beverage companies to the rapidly maturing cannabis industry.
Law360 Cannabis Editorial Advisory Board, 2021-Present
National Cannabis Industry Association, former Policy Council member
Colorado Restaurant Association, Mile High Chapter, Board Member, 2012-2015
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
University of Oregon
Steve Levine is a vastly experienced member of the cannabis Bar and is recognized as such both in his state of Colorado and nationally.
"He is patient, flexible and exceedingly knowledgeable."