We are pleased to announce that Griffen Thorne has been named a 2023 Super Lawyers California Rising Star. Griffen has been a Rising Star three years straight.
Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and all firm sizes, assuring a credible and relevant annual list.
The annual selections are made using a process that includes:
- Peer nominations
- Independent research by Super Lawyers
- Evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys
The objective of the Rising Stars list is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel.
Please join us in congratulating Griffen on his selection.
Griffen is a broad-based corporate attorney. He negotiates and closes business, asset, and property purchases on behalf of both buyers and sellers. He represents borrowers, lenders, and investors in equity and debt finance transactions, parties buying and leasing real estate, and buyers and sellers in business and asset sales. He serves as outside general counsel for corporate clients, assisting with entity formation, corporate governance, general commercial transactions, intellectual property licensing, and more.
Many of his clients operate in highly regulated industries, and include physicians, healthcare businesses, cannabis and hemp businesses, and emerging psychedelics businesses. Griffen has helped close to a hundred companies secure hard-fought licenses across the state of California. Griffen was one of the leading executive committee members of the first section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Cannabis Section, writes weekly for the Canna Law Blog and Psychedelics Law Blog, writes regularly for outside publications, speaks on and leads panels, and has been interviewed or quoted for cannabis legal analysis by The Washington Post, Vice, Reason, The Atlantic, MarketWatch, Bloomberg Law, and Law360.