Thomas Butcher combines a strong passion for litigation and hard work to reach the best outcome for his clients on a daily basis. In his legal practice, Thomas’ focus is in the representation of clients, ranging from farmers, processors and retail owners, in disputes concerning administrative violation notices, while providing strategic solutions for their business and litigation needs.
Mio Asami, born in Los Angeles and raised in Seattle, grew up sharing time between the United States and Tokyo, Japan. Following an unconventional path, she possesses a background in transactional business law, intellectual property law, and videography. Mio is a licensed attorney in California with a focus on the Los Angeles, aiding businesses navigate licensure and development in an emerging industry.
With a background in corporate transactions, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and marketing, Fabiola Jimenez brings her immense expertise to help clients during every stage of business development, growth and change. She aids her clients with issues regarding privacy, restricted product development, cannabis and CBD branding, and general business strategy for cannabis and CBD companies.
With a background in corporate litigation, industry compliance, corporate transactions, and tax, Ken is thrilled to meld these passions to cultivate effective legal solutions across all stages of corporate development, operation, and litigation. Ken is a cannabis attorney with an extensive background in tax law and corporate litigation. He is adept at providing creative and strategic solutions to fit his clients’ specific business and litigation needs.
Edward A. "Ted" Bernhard
Ted Bernhard is a seasoned business, securities, tax and regulatory compliance attorney with a professional career spanning over two decades. He began his legal career with one of the largest and most prominent law firms in the Pacific Northwest and joined Cultiva Law to continue serving entrepreneurs, businesses and private equity investors.
Katia is a cannabis business litigator representing clients as plaintiffs and defendants in disputes concerning contracts, commercial leases, and business torts like fraud and fiduciary breach. She has litigated in state and federal courts, before arbitrators, and on appeal. Katia has a proven track record resolving disputes inside and outside of the courtroom, consistently getting favorable results for her clients.
Nicole Rappaport of Cultiva Law PLLC is a seasoned attorney with over 15 years of experience across 3 states. Over the course of her career, she has represented a wide variety of clients in multiple legal arenas. From labor and employment law to housing and domestic relations, she spent most of her formative years in the court room. She now focuses primarily on transactional and regulatory matters of the cannabis industry. Her broad array of experience allows Nicole to pivot and seamlessly take on new challenges, no matter how big or small, whether it is crafting a complex commercial lease, or advocating to protect and maintain a license.