Jason specializes in the representation of start-ups and emerging growth companies throughout various stages of their life cycle including corporate formation, structuring and governance matters, commercial transactions, venture capital financing transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to MVL, Jason worked at Atrium where he built and led the firm's cannabis practice. Before Atrium, Jason worked in Covington & Burling’s corporate group in its San Francisco office. Outside of the office, Jason can be found skiing, climbing, surfing, or traveling.
The primary goal of the cannabis Safe is to address the regulatory complexities that come with raising money in the industry. For example, depending on whether a company is raising a priced round (i.e., selling equity at a fixed valuation) or a convertible security round (i.e., a Safe or convertible note), each triggers different regulatory reporting and/or approval processes.
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