Increasing recognition that various psychedelic substances may have therapeutic value in the treatment of certain medical conditions has inspired business entrepreneurs and entities to begin exploring their potential commercial applications. We fully recognize the exciting opportunities that this developing industry presents. Whether the objective is raising capital, protecting intellectual property, or simply understanding the rapidly shifting legal landscape for psychedelics, Zuber Lawler is uniquely qualified to help. Our legal professionals are globally recognized for their skill in hacking into emergent industries, including cannabis, esports, blockchain, and more. In fact, we were helping our clients navigate and overcome the unique legal challenges such industries face before most other law firms even recognized those industries exist. The emerging psychedelics industry faces its own set of legal challenges. Zuber Lawler is eager to help you surmount them.

 

Work with a Leading Psychedelics Law Firm

Psychedelics-related commercial ventures, both public and private, are popping up with uncharacteristic frequency. Because the industry is multifaceted, these ventures have a host of legal needs and require a multitude of legal services to protect their legal interests and assets. At the same time, because the industry is new, the availability of lawyers qualified to provide such services is limited. Not only do Zuber Lawler’s legal professionals stay abreast of developments in psychedelics law and related fields, but they also have expertise in such relevant areas of practice as finance, real estate, healthcare, intellectual property and product liability. We also have psychedelics M&A lawyers on our team who are ready to handle all the mergers on the horizon. And, in the event a business dispute should arise, our stable of litigators and appellate lawyers will fiercely protect our client’s interests.

 

Compliance is Critical in Psychedelics Law

We recognize that intense attention to detail is indispensable if we are to meet the needs of our clients in this promising industry. Our clients must be equipped to navigate the psychedelics industry’s shifting legal landscape with someone they can trust at their side. Throughout the United States and around the globe, the legal professionals at Zuber Lawler are positioned and prepared to be that “someone.” Among the underserved areas of the law in which we are especially well versed is FDA compliance and intellectual property protections (IP). As the psychedelic industry expands, the role of the FDA will only increase, as a large part of the psychedelics industry is focused on pharmacological properties and research. The FDA will make decisions regarding product safety and industry regulations, and our partners will help unpack legal language and guide clients through necessary regulatory processes and compliance measures.

The psychedelics industry is a new field, and we want to help make it accessible and grant those the necessary legal knowledge and resources to advance. We look forward to servicing clients as the industry expands.

Disclaimer

The manufacture, distribution, sale, purchase, acquisition, administration, use, or possession of psychedelics listed in Schedule 1 (“Schedule 1 Psychedelics Activity”) of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) is unlawful under federal law and the laws of almost all 50 states. If not performed in strict accordance with federal and state laws and associated regulations, activities relating to psychedelic compounds listed in other CSA-schedules (“Non-Conforming Activity”) are likewise unlawful. We cannot and will not counsel anyone to engage, nor will we advise or assist anyone, in engaging in a proposed or ongoing Schedule 1 Psychedelics Activity or a Non-Conforming Activity. Nor will we counsel or assist anyone in avoiding detection or prosecution of any such activity.

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Josh Lawler

Partner

Los Angeles, CA

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Robert A. Mandel

Partner

Phoenix, AZ

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Dr. Jayashree Mitra

Partner

New York, NY

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Tom Zuber

Managing Partner

Los Angeles, CA

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