Wednesday, Mar 27th 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM (PST)
365 Clinton Street
Costa Mesa, CA
The California cannabis industry is an ever-changing maze of laws and regulations. Join our legal experts as they help you navigate the 2019 legal updates in the cannabis industry. Bring your legal questions and have the chance to get them answered during the panel discussion.
Brian Ross, Partner of Ross Legal Corp
Brian is an experienced in-house General Counsel. For nearly 20 years, Brian has worked with emerging companies in the New Media, Technology, Networking, Social Media, Apparel and Energy industries. Brian has a strong background in commercial transactions, intellectual property, team leadership, data privacy, global legal and regulatory compliance, security, risk mitigation, corporate governance and general legal matters.
After graduating from UCLA School of Law, Brian worked at Baker & Hostetler and then at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp.
n 2005, he became in-house General Counsel for Allied Sun Technologies. Thereafter, he served as General Counsel for Social Project (TagWorld), which was acquired by Viacom. Then, as General Counsel for EdgeCast Networks, Brian was responsible for all legal affairs at this leading, global content delivery and media services platform provider, from startup through successful acquisition by Verizon.
Brian received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law in 1997. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Andrea Bird, Founder of Bird Law Firm
Andrea Ruth Bird is the founding attorney at the Bird Law Group in Irvine, California. She provides outside counsel advice and advocacy to small-to-medium sized businesses, emerging companies, startups, and entrepreneurs in highly regulated industries. Andrea assists clients with contracts, business formation, negotiations, intellectual property enforcement, regulatory compliance, and litigation.
Before founding the Bird Law Group, Andrea worked at “Big Law” firms in securities litigation, advertising law, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations, complex business litigation, and appeals. Andrea also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford in the U.S. District Court, C.D. Cal.
Andrea graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where she was the chief managing editor of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. In 2016, Andrea received the California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award for her work on transgender rights in the immigration context, which resulted in a published Ninth Circuit opinion.
This event does not accept refunds