Catia Kossovsky

Catia Kossovsky Catia Kossovsky is a current member of the INCBA’s Board of Directors who is seeking re-election.   She is currently working on the INCBA’s strategic future planning and would like to continue doing so upon re-election.  Catia spent her first term as a director assisting the Board in spearheading the INCBA’s trajectory from a start-up to the beginnings […]

Corinne Celko

Corinne Celko Prior to joining Emerge Law Group, Corinne was a lawyer at Perkins Coie LLP, an international AmLaw 100 law firm, for almost ten years.  At the time, Perkins Coie prohibited its lawyers from representing cannabis businesses, so in November 2015, Corinne joined Emerge Law Group, the first full-service law firm in Oregon to […]

Matt Lapple

Matt Lapple Thank you for considering my candidacy. I’m seeking a spot on the INCBA Board of Directors because I believe I can offer a unique perspective based upon my background as patent attorney and my open but studied approach to negotiations and problem solving. By way of introduction, I am the founder of a […]

Habib Bentaleb

Habib Bentaleb I a firm believer in public service. I’m honored to sit on the Board of Directors of the Marin County Bar Association and in that position I have spearheaded and moderated a number of cannabis programs for legal professionals in Northern California. I am constantly advocating on behalf of the cannabis industry at City Council and County Board of Supervisor meetings […]

Dr. Jayashree Mitra

Dr. Jayashree Mitra Dr. Mitra has a long history of working with psychoactive substances – her doctoral dissertation was on the effect of prenatal cocaine exposure on the developing brain.   After completing her PhD in Pharmacology, Dr. Mitra attended law school and transitioned to a career in patent litigation.  On joining Zuber Lawler in 2018, she […]

Christina Rodriguez

Christina Rodriguez Christina is a corporate and intellectual property attorney located in the Los Angeles Metro area where she runs and manages her own firm. As an attorney, she has had the opportunity to work with several development-stage companies in the cannabis and cannabis-adjacent industries and has helped guide them from the initial formation and […]

Neil Juneja

Neil Juneja My bio and law firm are available and can be seen at the following links: and What is not known is my work outside of law, which may provide some dimensionality to me. My current projects include a leadership roll in the Cannabis Bar Section of the Washington State Bar Association, with a goal […]

William Bogot

William Bogot Bill Bogot is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Cannabis Law practice at Fox Rothschild LLP, a national law firm. He leads a team of more than 50 attorneys who provide a comprehensive suite of services to the cannabis and hemp industries. Bill and four other lawyers on the team have been recognized […]

Zachary Kobrin

Zachary Kobrin Zachary Kobrin is an accomplished attorney with a long track record working on behalf of clients in the marijuana industry. Zack is currently Special Counsel with Akerman, LLP, where his practice involves advising clients on the evolving, complex legal and business issues impacting companies with interests in this heavily regulated industry. He speaks […]

Richard Cheng

Richard Cheng I am partner at DLA Piper, LLP, a full service global firm. I am based in Dallas, Texas and have been practicing since 2006.  Prior to representing clients in the cannabis industry starting in 2013, I have traditionally represented healthcare providers (e.g. physician groups, nursing homes, pharmacies, labs, etc.) and investors in healthcare […]