With over a decade of experience in strategic business planning, complex commercial litigation, and regulatory compliance, Veronica is our of counsel litigation attorney based out of Portland, OR. Over the last four years, she has become intimately involved in navigating the Oregon cannabis regulatory landscape, serving as compliance and regulatory counsel for a local cannabis processor.
Prior to returning to Portland in 2015, Veronica represented numerous municipalities and public entities throughout California in various regulatory and litigation matters. Veronica successfully defended a southern California city against a $100 million suit brought by a developer who alleged the city purposefully delayed completion of a golf course and resort project. Veronica was also part of the appellate team defending a northern California county against a constitutional challenge to the county’s regulation of the possession of firearms on county-owned property.
Veronica received her B.A. in Political Science at Washington State University and her law degree from the UCLA School of Law. While in law school, she served as an extern for the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division Three. Immediately following law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Hess and Honorable John Shepard Wiley, Jr., of the Los Angeles Superior Court. She is licensed to practice in Washington and California.