Partner, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick LLP
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - Understanding Vertical vs. Horizontal Integration in a Changing Legal Landscape
Lara DeCaro is a business transactional and M&A lawyer in San Francisco who concentrates in highly regulated industries and emerging technologies. She worked on a Ravin case and fought asset forfeitures shortly after graduating from law school and started working with cannabis businesses over 11 years ago. In between, she was in-house at a premier risk management software company and a leading bio-pharma company. She is also a founding board member of the National Cannabis Bar Association. Lara holds a double BS from the University of Southern California and a JD from Tulane Law School.