Attorney, McAllister Garfield
Sean T. McAllister is the founding partner of McAllister & Garfield P.C., and along with his team of twelve lawyers, the firm focuses its practice on the marijuana industry. The Firm handles myriad legal issues on behalf of its industry clients all across the country, but specifically in Colorado, California, Florida, Oregon, New York, Nevada, Maryland, Arizona, and Illinois.
Sean and his Firm focus on all aspects of marijuana law including regulatory compliance, intellectual property, Indian Law, business transactions, real estate, tax, and civil litigation. In Sean's role as counsel to dispensaries, he has sued state and local regulators over enforcement actions, litigated pesticide standards for marijuana grows, negotiated settlements for rule violations allegations, and drafted licensing/endorsement agreements with celebrity personalities. He played an integral role in the drafting of the 2012 marijuana legalization initiative Amendment 64, approved by the voters of Colorado in November 2012. After law school, Sean served as an Assistant Attorney General with the state of Colorado. Sean is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law, class of 1999. He is licensed to practice law in Colorado and California.