Legal Counsel
LOOKING FOR:
Permanent
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
12
EXPERSTISE:
Complex commercial contracts, NDAs, and vendor agreements

Torin

Relevant Skills

Solving complex legal and regulatory issues, Providing strategic advice and guidance, Resolving litigation matters

Expertise Summary
  • Torin is an innovative Attorney and thought leader with substantive legal experience attained in a unique variety of settings including government, financial institutions, consultancy, and in-house counsel positions.
  • Most recently, Torin has been serving as the General Counsel of a cannabis software company.
    • Originally recruited to be Head of Compliance, he was given responsibility for all legal and compliance matters during a busy and transitional time at the company.
    • He is hands-on and passionate about solving complex legal and regulatory issues, especially those relating to the cannabis industry.
    • He works together collaboratively with product, marketing, technology, and other sectors of the business to provide strategic advice and guidance.
  • Torin leads and manages the diligence process for M&A and financing transactions and is responsible for the audit function.
    • He built a contract/vendor management program from the ground up and developed the legal and compliance function as a full-service trusted advisor for the business.
    • He negotiated complex commercial contracts, drafted NDAs, handled vendor agreements, and has resolved many litigation matters together with outside counsel.
  • Torin was a Senior Corporate Counsel, supporting the global enterprise on several legal and compliance issues.
    • He took the lead on a multi-country, $14M budgeted project designed to ensure ongoing legal compliance at the enterprise.
    • Torin was also responsible for cannabis policy and directed strategic conversation on emerging issues including hemp, CBD, and psychedelic industry involvement.
    • He traveled the globe, setting up a back-office team in India, training corporate leaders, and assisting in policy and procedure rollouts.
  • Torin also spent several years prosecuting white-collar crime in the Bronx, working at an international consultancy conducting internal investigations related to corporate misconduct, bribery, fraud, and money laundering.
    • He had a brief stint in the banking industry, working on complex white-collar regulatory matters.

2022 Cannabis Industry Salary Guide

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