Hilary Bricken, 律师

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Hilary Bricken

自2010年加入Harris Bricken以来,Hilary坚持为本地企业辩护发声,是商界无所畏惧的代言人。她的客户包括创业公司、企业家和各种规模的公司等,一致对她大胆的企业战略制定方式赞赏有加。

Hilary的客户群反映出美国西北部商业环境的多元性和独创性。她对各公司的独特需求和目标展现周到的细心、关注,让她能与客户建立深厚的关系,也令她引以为傲。对她而言,没有什么能比帮助年轻公司在新锐行业蓬勃发展更让她欣慰。

普吉特湾商业周刊》(Puget Sound Business Journal)于2013年将Hilary评为年度七大最佳商业家之一,至今为止Hilary是获此殊荣中最年轻的且唯一一名的法律执业者。2015年,Hilary被该周刊选为普吉特湾区「40 Under 40」企业界四十位四十岁以下有为人士名单。

自2014年至2016年,Hilary每年都被《超级律师》杂志(Super Lawyer)誉为「明日之星」,而且她也是Above the Law网站的每周专栏作者,定期撰写有关大麻政策和法规的文章。

从半岛电视台美国频道(Al Jazeera America)到美国有线电视新闻网(CNN)、福克斯新闻频道(Fox News)到《纽约时报》(The New York Times),各大媒体皆曾向Hilary采访,向她咨询有关新兴商业法的实战经验 。此外,Hilary本身也是一名强势的诉讼律师,曾在地方初审法院和联邦地区法院出庭诉讼并赢得多项诉讼案件。她定期参与市议会和社区论坛,不辞劳苦地为其所代理的本地企业发声辩护。

来自佛罗里达的 Hilary,经常牵着她的獒犬 Georgia 长跑,探索西雅图的在地风情。

More About Hilary

Speaking Engagements

Wineries & Cannabis: What You Can & Can’t Do,” Central Coast Wine and Weed Symposium, San Louis Obispo, May 10, 2018.

Co-chair, “Cannabis as a Business in California,” Law Seminars International, Sacramento, CA, February 3, 2017.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Southern California,” The Seminar Group, Santa Monica, CA, October 27, 2016.

“Marijuana is Legal: Now What?,” NACM Western Regional Credit Conference, Seattle, WA, October 14, 2016.

“Marijuana Legalization in California,” American Inns of Court, Long Beach, CA October 11, 2016.

Cutting Through the Haze: Marijuana and the Environment,” ABA Environmental Conference, Denver, CO, October 6, 2016.

Oregon Marijuana for Investors,” Canna Law Group, Webinar, May 25, 2016.

Program Co-Chair, “Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Northern California,” The Seminar Group, San Fransisco, CA, May 13, 2016.

Program Chair, “Marijuana in Alaska,” The Seminar Group, Anchorage, AK, April 28, 2016.

“The Cannabis Science and Policy Summit,” Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University, April 17-18, 2016.

“Marijuana, Twenty-Three States and Counting…”, American Bar Association, The JW Marriott and National Press Club-Washington D.C., April 6, 2016.

“Best of Both Worlds – the Potential in Polarity,” TEDx Talk, Orcas Island, March 5, 2016.

Pennsylvania’s Proposed Medical Cannabis Act,” The Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 23, 2015.

AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference,” AICPA, The Venetian & Palazzo Resort – Las Vegas, November 8, 2015 @3:10-4:25pm.

Medical Marijuana in Seattle,” Lawline, September 3, 2015.

Legal Considerations for State-Legal Marijuana Businesses,” Thomson Reuters, August 11, 2015.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Washington,” The Seminar Group, July 30, 2015.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Oregon,” The Seminar Group, July 8, 2015.

Spotting Product Liability Issues for Marijuana,” NBI, June 26, 2015.

“Medical Marijuana in Illinois,” The Seminar Group, Chicago, IL, June 5, 2015.

Media Appearances

Budding Las Angeles: Growing industry attracts young attorneys to cannabis law,” Daily Bruin, January 28, 2019

Meet the bigshot lawyers who are turning weed into a $194 billion industry,” Business Insider, January 11, 2019

State’s new pot market sees a slow first year,” Los Angeles Times, December 27, 2018.

One year of legal pot sales and California doesn’t have the bustling industry it expected. Here’s why,” Los Angeles Times, December 27th 2018

Marijuana startups trading equity stakes for legal help, real estate Experts see such deals as risky on several fronts,” The Orange County Register, December 17, 2018.

Cannabis Capitalism: who is making money in the marijuana industry?” The Guardian, October 3, 2018.

 2018 Trailblazers Cannabis Law,” The National Law Journal, October 2018.

Trying to Increase Social Equity in the Cannabis Industry,” LA Weekly, July 23, 2018.

Don’t Bet On Federal Marijuana Legalization Just Yet,” Forbes Magazine, June 19, 2018.

Oregon’s high hopes for legalization now a cautionary tale,” Portland Press Herald, June 6, 2018.

Oversupply of marijuana creating problems in Oregon,” Las Vegas Review-Journal, June 2, 2018.

Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say,” Financial Post, May 31, 2018.

Cultivating Clout: Marijuana Money Flows into California Politics,” Times of San Diego, May 5, 2018.

California May Drop Cannabis Taxes To Give Legal Sellers A Boost,” Forbes Magazine, March 15, 2018.

A Top Cannabis Lawyer on What Losing the Cole Memo Means,” Leafly, January 5, 2018.

Trump administration targets recreational pot, placing thousands of marijuana businesses in California at risk,” Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2018.

With clock ticking down to legalization, marijuana becomes a suburban affair,” Los Angeles Times, December 29, 2017.

One year later: The politics of pot,” KCRW 89.9FM, December 21, 2017.

Render unto Caeser before getting a seller’s permit, California tells cannabis businesses,” San Francisco Business Times, November 30, 2017.

Canada’s Legal Weed: What You Need to Know,” Rolling Stone, April 17, 2017.

Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana,” KCRW, April 13, 2017.

Marijuana businesses pay taxes, but many don’t have bank accounts,” The Desert Sun, January 23, 2017.

Election results give pot smokers a high,” Fox News, November 9, 2016.

Smokin’, rollin’, eatin’ … regulatin,’” Fox News, October 6, 2016.

Presidential candidates and marijuana,” MSNBC, April 9, 2016.

How to Invest in Marijuana Legalization,” U.S. News & World Report, March 17, 2016.

Here’s the only pot stock worth owning,” CNN Money, April 17, 2015.

With Marijuana Legalized, a City in Washington Says, ‘Not So Fast,’ The New York Times, June 11, 2014.

Washington city sued over its ban on marijuana businesses,” Al Jazeera America, June 5, 2014.

“Pot Growers Can’t Use Federal Irrigation Water,” King 5 News, May 20, 2014.

Cannabis Concerns,” interview, Seattle Channel, April 4, 2014.

Medical marijuana outlets prepare as Washington lawmakers ponder their fate,” Puget Sound Business Journal, March 12, 2014.

Providers of Medical Marijuana Face New Fears,” The New York Times, March 6, 2014.

National Marijuana Legalization interview, MSNBC Disrupt, February 2, 2014.

Weed Startups In Washington Face Huge Challenges,” Business Insider, January 14, 2014.

I-502 and city of Seattle Cannabis zoning,” Seattle Channel, May 3, 2013.

Confusion still crowds legal pot in Washington,” BC CTV, June 12, 2013.

Joint venture: With 1-502 now in effect, Seattle has become ground zero for the state’s recreational pot market,” Seattle Magazine, September 2013.

A legal high: Practicing marijuana business law, Puget Sound Business Journal, August 22, 2013.

Published Articles

Colorado marijuana laws explained,” GreenState, November 28, 2017.

Washington marijuana laws explained,” GreenState, November 28, 2017.

Marijuana Law and Policy,” Above The Law, Featured Columnist, 2015 – present.

“Federal-State Conflicts on Cannabis,” Washington Wire, January 10, 2013.

Recognition/Honors

Named one of the “Top Marijuana Industry Deal Attorneys” Business Insider (2019)

Named one of the “Top 40 Young Lawyers,” American Bar Association (2017)

Leafly:2017年度 “大麻业最具影响力的八位女性之一

《超级律师》2014 至 2016 年度「明日之星」律师

《普吉特湾商业周刊》2015年度「40 Under 40」企业界年轻人士

《普吉特湾商业周刊》2013年度「最佳商业家

《Dope 杂志》2016 「年度行业律师」

人文科学部 2009 年度「最佳学生」

大学足球队队长

Memberships

美国大麻行业协会(National Cannabis Industry Association)

金县律师协会(King County Bar Association)

华盛顿州律师协会(Washington State Bar Association)

加州律师协会(State Bar of California)

佛罗里达州律师协会(Florida State Bar Association)

Professional Experience

美国驻德国格拉芬沃特(Grafenwhoer)陆军总法律顾问团实习员(2009)

大迈阿密住房诊所法律服务(Legal Services of Greater Miami Housing Clinic)之法律实习员认证(2009)

Education

  • 杰克逊维尔大学(Jacksonville University)(2007年取得文学士学位)
  • 迈阿密大学法学院(University of Miami School of Law)(2010年取得法律博士学位)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • 佛罗里达州
  • 华盛顿州
  • 加州
  • 美国地区法院华盛顿州西区
  • 美国地区法院加州中区

Languages

  • 西班牙文(会话程度)