Ramsey Chamie joined Green Light Law Group in December of 2020. He is a corporate and litigation associate who focuses on complex cannabis transactions and litigation. Ramsey enjoys working in the relatively new and fast-evolving field of cannabis law, while bringing years of legal experience to the job.
Ramsey earned his B.A. from Columbia University, where he double majored in neuroscience and history. He also holds a Master of Science in Sports Management from Columbia University and a J.D. cum laude from University of Michigan Law School. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable William Hoeveler in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Prior to joining the Green Light team, Ramsey practiced corporate law at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in New York City, where he worked primarily on pharmaceutical product liability defense and as a core member of the team representing the liquidating trustee of Lehman Brothers Inc. A lifelong sports fan, Ramsey also enjoys working with professional athletes and agents. He has represented professional athletes in doping-related arbitrations and litigations, agent/athlete contract negotiations, and entertainment and endorsement deals. Ramsey is an Adjunct Instructor at New York University’s Tisch Institute for Global Sport, where he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in sports law, antitrust and collective bargaining, and contracts and negotiations.
Ramsey is licensed to practice law in Oregon (2020) and New York (2007). He lives in Portland with his wife and their hyperactive dog. In his free time he enjoys snowboarding, snowshoeing, hiking, playing the trumpet, cooking enormous Italian dinners, and pretending he can surf.