Adrian brings a unique perspective to his practice in the cannabis and hemp industries. With a background in chemistry and biology, he understands that producing cannabis and hemp products is so much more than growing a plant—it’s a science that faces unique business challenges and opportunities. As an associate attorney, Adrian has assisted clients in Minnesota’s hemp-derived product market since its inception. This past experience, paired with Adrian’s understanding of complex statutes and regulations, makes him well equipped to guide business as they enter Minnesota’s new recreational cannabis market. Whether you need help obtaining a license, staying in compliance with new regulations, or drafting contracts or other documents for your business, Adrian can provide vital assistance.
Adrian graduated magna cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2023. During his time in law school, Adrian demonstrated a strong commitment to the law, his community, and leadership. With a focus on intellectual property, he served as an editor for Cybaris, an Intellectual Property Law Review, was a member and mentor in Mitchell Hamline’s Fellows Program, and externed for Ramsey County District Court Judge Sophia Y. Vuelo. Adrian also has the distinction of having passed the USPTO Registration Examination (sometimes known as the “Patent Bar”) while in law school, giving him the ability to handle all manner of patent cases. Prior to becoming an attorney, Adrian worked as a Chemist in a variety of industries, from small, local businesses to the global pharmaceutical giant, Perrigo Co., where he gained a wealth of scientific knowledge and honed his analytical skills—tools that have proven vital in the legal profession.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul, MN, United States
- J.D. 2023, Magna cum laude
- Cybaris, an IP Law Review, Editor, 2022 – 2023
University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN, United States
- B.S. in Chemistry, Minor in Biology – 2017
Honors & Awards
Associations & Memberships
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Minnesota IP Law Association