Rachael Ardanuy


Cannabis Law, Entity Formation, Real Estate, Business Plans, Cannabis Business Licensing, Regulatory Compliance

Rachael is a Denver-based Cannabis business attorney licensed in Colorado and Florida.  She has a B.S. in Business Management and Real Estate from Florida State University, and a Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law.  She is the founder of RZA Legal, and since 2015, has exclusively represented cannabis (marijuana and hemp) entrepreneurs, investors, landlords, licensees, and others involved in the legal cannabis market.  During this time, Rachael has supported clients through choice of entity and business formation, developing business plans, navigating state and local licensing requirements, negotiating and drafting charter documents, vendor, employment and other contracts, structuring purchase and sale of commercial property, businesses, licenses, specialized equipment, and regulated inventory, compliance, licensure disciplinary matters, commercial disputes and most other legal issues faced by her clients.  Rachael is also very active in education and advocacy on cannabis policy matters, has produced a webinar directed toward attorneys and law students on how to provide services and value to cannabis clients, and has presented numerous continuing legal education courses on cannabis business and law matters and the intersection of cannabis and estate planning. Contact Rachael.