The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris can help you navigate California’s quickly changing state, county, and municipal laws impacting your cannabis business at every stage of development.  The field of cannabis is constantly growing and evolving in both medicinal and adult-use markets with new laws and regulations altering the landscape every year.  The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris provides competent and compassionate counsel for California’s quickly blossoming cannabis industry from seed to sale.

While Stephan primarily focuses on intellectual property and transactional matters within the cannabis industry, legal representation is also provided in industries related to film, music, digital media, and entertainment.



The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris is here to help grow your cannabis business at all stages of development from formation to acquisition.  We assist clients with drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contracts; obtaining state licenses and local permits; entity formation, corporate governance and maintenance; intellectual property and brand development; compliance; and more!


The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris is here to ensure that your business has the strong legal foundation it needs to thrive.  The first step in almost every commercial venture is the formation of a business entity.  We assist with entity selection and formation; draft, review, and negotiate commercial documents and contracts, and provide counsel relating to your leasing and employment matters.  Whether you need to review and negotiate contracts handed to you or draft completely fresh agreements, the Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris is here to assist with your transaction-specific needs.


Entertainment law overlaps with intellectual property law, including trademarks, copyright, and the ‘Right of Publicity’.  The Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris provides full-service entertainment law support for clients in California and around the world.  Whether it involves contract negotiation, entity formation, compliance with California laws and regulations, licensing, copyright/trademark matters or consulting for strategic advice, the Law Office of Stephan F. Ferris offers content creators from all backgrounds high-quality legal representation at affordable costs.