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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 two decades 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, brands, 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 N. Salzhauer

Perry's Blog Posts

MJ Biz Daily 16x9

Sessions’ move could slow cannabis investment money, but analysts doubt long-term impact

The largest investors, such as banks and pension funds, are going to take the Sessions announcement to heart. That’s not…


Keep Calm and Carry On: U.S. Cannabis Industry Reacts to Jeff Sessions' Pot Policy Change

FROM THE ARTICLE Perry Salzhauer, an attorney with the Green Light Law Group in Oregon, told MERRY JANE by phone,…

East Oregonian 16x9

It’s unclear how state could block pot prosecutions

FROM THE ARTICLE Perry Salzhauer, a Portland attorney and partner in the Green Light Law Group, a law firm specializing…

Senator jeff sessions arrives before the 58th presidential inauguration parade jan 20 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies To Republican Senators And Rescinds Cole Memorandum—What’s Next?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies To Republican Senators And Rescinds Cole Memorandum—What’s Next? By Perry N. Salzhauer & Brad Blommer,…