The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore – Cannabis Lawyer San Francisco
The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore
Business Counsel for the Cannabis Community


Business Formation & Governance

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore regularly counsels start-up cannabis operators and investors regarding formation, financing, and corporate governance, and Shay routinely advises operator owners, members of the board of the directors, and senior executives regarding corporate formalities and the governance matters that can critically impact a company’s valuation, including board structure and composition, succession planning, currency of bylaws and operating agreements, conducting annual meetings, and implementing board policies and procedures.

Corporate Transactions

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore represents our clients in all their corporate transactions, including debt and/or equity financing, joint ventures, and investing in cannabis projects in California. Shay regularly negotiates and drafts cannabis partnership agreements, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and every other type of agreement for every corporate transaction between a company’s formation and its exit. Shay also designs equity incentive plans for clients that can include stock options, restricted stock and profits interests.

Commercial Transactions

Cannabis companies are faced with many agreements – from commercial leases to consulting agreements to distribution contracts. Shay will review and negotiate contracts handed to you for execution or prepare contracts to match your business needs. The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore is focused on anticipating and overcoming potential pitfalls, and Shay can help your cannabis business proactively identify and mitigate legal and commercial risks to both protect your business and cultivate successful relationships with your partners and customers.