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Ramsey Chamie

Senior Corporate & Litigation Attorney

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Ramsey Chamie joined Green Light Law Group in December of 2020. He is a corporate and litigation associate who focuses on complex cannabis and non-cannabis transactions and litigation. He represents and advises businesses on a range of matters including asset sales, acquisitions, business formation, and commercial disputes. He also specializes in intersecting matters such as cannabis real estate transactions. Ramsey enjoys working in the fast-evolving field of cannabis law, while bringing years of business law 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. A lifelong sports fan, Ramsey also loves working with professional athletes and sports 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, son, and hyperactive dog. In his free time he can be found snowboarding at Mount Hood, hiking, cooking enormous family breakfasts, and pretending he can surf on the Oregon coast

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