HACKENSACK, N.J.—Pashman Stein Walder Hayden announced today that Chirali V. Patel has joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Cannabis & Hemp Law practice and Litigation practice.
Patel started her journey in the cannabis industry through self-education and organic networking in legal states such as Colorado as early as 2016. She went on to gain experience in facilitating vertical applications for medical cannabis licenses in New Jersey and in advising individuals on ancillary market opportunities. Patel is also an advocate in the community and was the South Asian liaison for NJ CAN 2020, the successful “vote yes” campaign led by the ACLU-NJ to legalize adult-use, for which Pashman Stein Walder Hayden served as pro bono counsel. Patel is an Executive Board Member for the New Jersey State Bar Association Cannabis Committee and is a member of its Legislative Subcommittee.