Opportunities for Wineries in Cannabis by Marc Hauser, Esq.

Like the rest of the alcoholic beverages industry, wineries are waking up to the new reality of cannabis in the United States. The question that many in the industry are asking is – how can I play along? The answer to everyone in the industry is, for the most part, you can’t. However, there are some limited opportunities out there right now for wineries to leverage their brand and their position within the cannabis space. To read more.


GVM attends the Fifth Annual UC Davis School of Law Small and Midsize Firm Fair

Managing Partner, Erik W. Lawrence, a 2007 graduate of UC Davis, and Douglas E. Mitchell, a 2013 graduate of UC Davis, were proud to have been invited to and attend the Small and Midsize Firm Fair held at UC Davis on October 25, 2018.  The event proved to be a wonderful opportunity to connect with young and upcoming future lawyers and learn about the issues that currently impact students.      


Renowned Napa Valley Firm, GVM Law, LLP, Launches Cannabis Law Practice Led by Partner Marc Hauser

NAPA, Calif. (January 14, 2019) – GVM Law, LLP, Northern California’s premier law firm for Wine Law and Estate Planning, is pleased to announce its Cannabis Law department, led by partner Marc Hauser. Based in Napa Valley, with offices in Fairfield and Roseville, GVM Law is renowned for providing California’s leading winery, vineyard, farm, and small business owners with top-notch service for Estate Planning, Wine Law and business transactions. The emerging cannabis industry is a natural extension for GVM Law as the team brings unrivaled expertise to businesses in California and across the nation. To read more.


Federal Cannabis Legalization the Next Challenge for Wine by Marc Hauser, Esq.

As another harvest season is underway in Wine Country, the industry faces a new wave of disruption. Not sparkling rose in 40-ounce cans, but another recreational product – cannabis. Cannabis is on the minds of winemakers and winery owners these days as states continue to legalize and money pours into the industry. Needless to say, the wine industry has taken notice. To read more.


Napa's GVM Law buds cannabis division from expertise in wine business

A Northern California law firm known for its work in the wine business and estate planning on Jan. 14 announced the start of a cannabis law division. Marc Hauser, partner of GVM Law, LLP, is leading the three-attorney new department. The emerging cannabis industry is a natural extension for the Napa-based firm, he said in a statement.

“The legalization of cannabis brings a lot of opportunity for business and investors, and we can help our entrepreneurial clients navigate these new waters successfully," Hauser said. "We focus on investment and growth strategies for companies and investors nationwide, from those are just getting started to multi-state operators growing their national footprint.” To read more.