Legal & Strategic Advisory Firm

Empowering Leaders in Cannabis & Emerging Industries, Globally

Navigate Your Business with Confidence: Proactive Legal Strategies, Tailored Business Guidance

Navigate Your Business Journey With Confidence

At RLG, collaboration isn't just a value, it's the foundation of everything we do. We go beyond traditional legal counsel to become your trusted advisor and strategic partner.
Our commitment extends beyond legal advice. We're your allies in Growth, Innovation, and Advocacy.

Together, we're forging a thriving, equitable future across cannabis and emerging markets. Ready to shape the future? Let RLG guide you. Contact us today to explore how our strategic partnership can propel your success.
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Crafting Solutions for Your Unique Needs

Strategic guidance and legal expertise to propel your venture forward.


We safeguard your cannabis or emerging markets venture with strategic legal guidance and proactive compliance solutions.
Legal Services
Deal Structuring & Business Transactions
Regulatory Compliance & Cannabis Licensing
Intellectual Property & Trademark Protection
Arbitration / Mediation

Strategic Advisory

We collaborate with you to develop actionable strategies that drive growth, optimize operations, and solidify your market position.
Strategic Advisory Services
Risk Mitgation & Compliance
Cannabis / Hemp Applications & Technical Writing
Internal Operational Support & Optimization
Strategic Expansion & Exit Planning


We empower underrepresented communities and work towards a more inclusive industry through education, advocacy, and strategic partnerships.
community resources
Insights & Resources Library
Policy Advocacy & Reform Initiatives
Workshops & Community Events
RLG In The News

Our Process

Address challenges with personalized solutions. Our consulting process delivers expertise, collaboration, and client-centric strategies for success.
Step 01

Assess & Align

We dive deep into your specific needs, goals, and the market landscape to create a strong foundation for success.
Align goals with precision
Foster innovation in strategies
Craft a detailed roadmap
Step 02

Plan & Empower

Together we develop a comprehensive roadmap, providing the tools and insights you need to make informed decisions.
Personalized solutions for challenges
Client-centric and collaborative approach
Expertise-driven consulting & legal advisory
Step 03

Implement & Adapt

Together we seamlessly execute your strategic plan, overcoming challenges and staying agile in these dynamic markets.
Catalyze business expansion
Forge strategic alliances
Capitalize on opportunities
Step 04

Evolve & Thrive

We remain your dedicated partner, providing ongoing guidance and support as you scale and achieve long-term success.
Real-time analytics for insights
Continuous improvement initiatives
Ensure operational excellence
Our CLients

Collaborating with Changemakers in Emerging Markets

From startups to established players, we empower clients at every stage of their journey in emerging markets and industries.
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Emerging Entrepreneurs

New entrepreneurs in cannabis and emerging markets seeking a strong start. RLG provides the legal foundation, regulatory expertise, and strategic support to help you launch your venture with confidence and set a path for long-term success in these dynamic markets.

Established Industry Leaders

Established leaders in cannabis and emerging markets seeking to maintain their edge. RLG offers sophisticated legal counsel, strategic expansion advice, and innovative solutions to navigate complex regulations, explore new opportunities, and drive these industries forward.

Funding & Investment Partners

Investors seeking opportunities in cannabis and emerging therapies. RLG provides in-depth market analysis, due diligence support, and legal expertise to guide informed investment decisions and minimize risk while maximizing potential returns in these groundbreaking sectors.
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Asked Questions

What are RLG's fees and how is billing structured?

We offer flexible, dynamic billing structures to best suit your needs and project scope. Our most popular option is a monthly subscription service, acting as your external fractional general counsel. For clearly defined projects and services, such as license applications or specific contract drafting, we offer transparent flat fees. This provides proactive legal guidance, ongoing support across a wide range of needs with predictable billing. This includes services such as corporate governance, contract review, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance, and more. If your project is complex or has dynamic requirements, we can also offer hourly rates with detailed billing reports. We'll work with you to determine the billing structure that provides the best value for our legal expertise, strategic guidance, and business consulting services.

What services does RLG offer to new startups, including those in the cannabis industry?

We provide startups with essential legal services, including business formation, regulatory compliance, staff planning, finance strategy, real estate selection and acquisition, deal structuring, and intellectual property protection. We specialize in the cannabis industry but also support various emerging markets. Our goal is to help your startup launch smoothly and build a strong foundation for success.

How can RLG assist established businesses in expansion across emerging markets?

We offer established businesses a full range of strategic and legal support for expansion into emerging markets. This includes market analysis, review and guidance on governance and business transactions, expansion planning, mergers and acquisitions guidance, and ongoing regulatory compliance expertise. We help you navigate expansion challenges with confidence, allowing you to focus on growth and success.

Does RLG help with securing licenses in various industries, including cannabis?

Yes, we specialize in navigating the licensing process for cannabis and other emerging industries. We meticulously prepare license applications, conduct compliance audits, and provide proactive guidance on evolving regulations. While we cannot guarantee specific outcomes in the licensing process, our expertise greatly increases your chances of success. We partner with you through every stage, providing the strategic guidance and support needed to give you the best opportunity to secure a license in these challenging landscapes.

How does RLG promote social equity in cannabis and other emerging markets?

We actively promote social equity in cannabis and other emerging markets. We advocate for policy reform, partner with social equity-focused organizations, and offer legal guidance to social equity applicants and nonprofits. Through these efforts, we're committed to leveling the playing field and building a more inclusive future across industries.

How does RLG engage with policy development and industry reform?

We actively engage in policy development and reform by participating in legislative advocacy, collaborating with industry leaders, and providing expert insights to shape a more equitable and sustainable future. We track proposed legislation, draft position statements, and testify before governing bodies to advocate for responsible regulation of emerging markets.

How does RLG support investors exploring emerging markets, including cannabis?

RLG empowers investors to navigate the complexities of cannabis and other emerging markets. We provide in-depth market analysis to identify promising opportunities, conduct due diligence to uncover risks, and offer expert guidance on regulatory compliance to minimize risk. Our deep legal expertise and market knowledge give you the insights needed to make informed investment decisions and maximize your returns in these dynamic industries.

Simple, Transparent Pricing

Drive your business forward with expert legal advisory and strategic support. Choose a fractional general counsel plan tailored to your needs.
Essentials Plan
Monthly subscription service providing fractional general counsel support for emerging businesses and SMEs.
Starting at
$ 5,250
3-month minimum engagement
Included in the Essentials plan
Open Access to Legal & Strategic Advisory Support
2 Scheduled consultations (Virtual)
48-Hour Email Response Time
Flat Fee Pricing for Contractual Agreements
Reduced pricing, 10% discount on hourly services
2 spots currently available
Premier Plan
Monthly subscription service providing comprehensive fractional general counsel support and strategic guidance for established ventures.
Starting at
$ 14,750
6-month minimum engagement. Limited Availability
Priority Correspondence
Participation in Corporate Governance
RLG Form Agreement Preparation & Drafting
Strategic Introductions through Consultancy
Preferred pricing, 15% discount on hourly services
New spots opening Summer 2024

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Strategy Consultation

Every engagement is unique, and RLG understands that no two businesses are alike. Let's discuss your specific goals, challenges, and budget to create a tailored solution that works for you. Contact us today to explore a single engagement or ongoing partnership.
Starting at
$ 795
One time, one-hour consultation.
A single, upfront fee covers your initial consultation and is credited towards ongoing services if you choose to continue.
Our Areas of Expertise
Cannabis Licensing & Application Strategy
Cannabis Event Planning
Trademark Strategy
Deal Structuring
Formation & Start-up Matters
Investment & Finance Strategy
Mergers & Acquisitions
Regulatory Overview & Market Insights
Dispute Resolution
Real Estate Transactions
HR & Staffing Matters
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Discover how RLG can elevate your business with expert guidance and strategic insights.