Steve practices marijuana law through national cannabis law firm Hoban Law Group. With 12 offices and 30 lawyers, Hoban Law Group is only practice 100% devoted to cannabis and hemp law. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Steve represents entities, governments and individuals in choosing a structure, preparing and submitting license application, regulation, compliance and litigation, and drafting legislation. A nationally recognized consumer finance litigation, banking law and cannabis law expert, Steve is a The Legal Intelligencer and Cannabis Business Executive columnist, frequent Pennsylvania Bar Institute and National Bar Institute author and lecturer and serves as a court appointed judge pro tempore and arbitrator. Steve serves on, and makes regular presentations to, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Group, Cannabis Professional Advancement Series, and Greenhouse Venture, LLC.
Steve also serves on both Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia County administrative committees charged with drafting and revising state and local cannabis related regulations. Steve earned his B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Law Review and graduated with honors. Before entering private practice, Steve served as law clerk to a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
About Us: The Hoban Law Group (HLG), takes their role as service providers, the high-quality work for clients and our role in advancing the global cannabis industry, extremely seriously. HLG is a full-service commercial cannabis industry law firm serving both the regulated marijuana industry and the industrial hemp industry. They are recognized across the country and around the world for their ability to provide solutions to highly complex and routine issues faced by cannabusinesses and supply chain operations.
The HLG family of attorneys are industry pioneers responsible for developing legal strategies and advancing litigation in critical areas that have contributed to the growth of this nascent industry. This is a global industry and HLG embodies international professionalism. Their team of experts are fluent in numerous languages, including Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Dutch, and German.