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David P. Kerr 

David P. Kerr is Of Counsel with FALG where he works with and advises business clients regarding general business matters including developing key business strategies and creative solutions to complex business and legal issues. His transactional practice includes drafting and negotiating all variety of legal agreements and contracts, entity formation, corporate transactions, employment matters, and state and local regulatory compliance issues.

He is a recognized leader in the complex area of marijuana business law, including buying or selling a marijuana business; navigating compliance and regulatory issues; facilitating business transactions and state licensing. He has extensive experience working with all levels of licensed retails, producers, and processors.

Mr. Kerr’s prior experience includes complex franchising, right of way and government affairs work in the technology, telecommunications, and broadband sectors.

Golden Gate University School of Law, JD 1995
Law Review: 1993, 1994, 1995

Admitted to Bar
Washington State, 2001
California State Bar, 1995


Selected Publications

“The Building Blocks for Buying for Selling a Marijuana Business” - Marijuana Venture Magazine, August 2017

“Beyond the License: Understanding Compliance and Enforcement” - Marijuana Venture Magazine, February 2015

“Details Matter with Marijuana Investors and Financiers” - Marijuana Venture Magazine, April 2014

“Putting the Wires Underground In Washington State - Who Pays? Who Pays What? Who Pays When?” - Whitepaper, Summer 2009

“Local Government in a Web 2.0 World” - National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Journal, Volume 16, Issue 2, Summer 2008

Regulatory Perspectives on Telecommunications, UW School of Law, July 2005



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Practice Areas

Business & Corporate
Business Structuring

Cannabis Law

Regulatory & Compliance



Mobile:  (206) 234-5819
Office:    (206) 587-5700
Fax:         (206) 587-5710

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