AREAS OF LAW PRACTICE
- J.D. from DePaul University Chicago
- Certificate in International and Comparative Law – DePaul University
California Cannabis Attorney – Habib Bentaleb
Habib Bentaleb represents clients both in and outside of the cannabis industry. Habib advises his clients with choosing the appropriate entity structure for their business, structuring ownership, raising capital, drafting and negotiating contracts, joint ventures, strategic alliances and licensing agreements, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance with federal and state securities laws. Habib spends a great amount of time getting to know his clients and their businesses. In doing so, Habib develops an in-depth insight into a client’s day to day business and legal needs and is able to handle a client’s legal matters efficiently and economically.
Habib regularly speaks at industry conferences and bar associations on the latest legal issues in the cannabis industry. He is an active member of the National Cannabis Bar Association, the California Cannabis Industry Association, the California Growers Association, and the Sonoma County Growers Association. Habib received his J.D. and a certificate in International and Comparative Law from DePaul University in Chicago, where he was also named a Sullivan Fellow with the Human Rights Institute to study the legal regimes of Middle Eastern and North African countries.