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Perry N. Salzhauer

Partner, Corporate & Environmental Attorney

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Perry co-founded Green Light Law Group in 2015. He is a corporate and environmental attorney with more than a decade of experience providing strategic and compliance guidance as well as legal advice to public and private entities. Perry has served as both outside and in-house counsel to a variety of companies, investors, and government agencies throughout the United States, and has helped successfully launch several marijuana companies and projects. Perry’s years working on business processes, SEC, and environmental compliance, make him uniquely qualified in the emerging cannabis space where navigating compliance with complex regulatory implementation is a major barrier to entry and ultimate success.

Perry is also an expert in business and environmental sustainability matters, having written extensively on land-use and conservation issues as they relate to project design, siting, and development.

Perry received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee and an LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. His legal career began in 2002 with the Corporate Securities and Transactions Group at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC. Perry moved to Oregon in 2005.

Professional Activities
Chairperson – Cannabis Law Section, Oregon State Bar (2019)
Chairperson – Legislative Subcommittee, Oregon State Bar (2018)

Member- New York Cannabis Growers & Processors Association Sustainability Committee

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Perry's Blog Posts

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Black Cannabis Entrepreneurs Account for Less Than 2% of the Nation’s Marijuana Businesses

The prevalence of Black entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry varies from state to state, but few states meet a 5%…

Perry aleece podcast

Comparing Oregon and New York’s Cannabis Landscapes, Featuring Perry Salzhauer

As New York cannabis progresses into new legal territories, Oregon can provide leading insight to possible outcomes. Green Light Law…

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Expert Advice Interview: A Consumer's Guide to Cannabis Law

FROM THE ARTICLE Bradley Blommer and Perry N. Salzhauer offer insight into how consumers can navigate the growing legal recreational…

Cannabis Business Times

20 Tips for Negotiating Mergers & Acquisitions in Cannabis Retail

FROM THE ARTICLE: Be professional. “For a lot of sophisticated buyers who come from a traditional business background, something as…