Brandon Kurtzman

Partner

Boston / New York

brandon@vicentesederberg.com

617-934-2121

800 Boylston St.
26th Floor
Boston, MA 02199

Massachusetts

J.D., New England School of Law
B.A., Lafayette College

Overview

Brandon Kurtzman is a partner at Vicente Sederberg LLP, focusing his practice on regulatory and licensing matters in Massachusetts and New York. Clients turn to Brandon for representation and assistance with navigating medical and adult-use application processes, preparation and submission of national merit-based license applications, ongoing compliance and regulatory matters with the Cannabis Control Commission, and regulatory due diligence in connection with M&A deals. Brandon is also a member of VS's national merit licensing team, where he served as the lead attorney for competitive marijuana licensing projects in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Illinois, and Virginia. Brandon is often quoted in media publications related to the MA and NY markets.

Prior to joining Vicente Sederberg in 2014, Brandon's practice focused on civil litigation and criminal defense. He attended law school at New England School Law | Boston, where he was a New England Scholar and senior editor on the New England Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Recognition

Events

  • Speaker, CWCB Expo New York, "Opportunities at the Intersection of Hemp and Marijuana,” New York, November 05, 2021
  • Speaker, Business of Cannabis, "What's Next in New York,” Online, September 23, 2021
  • Speaker, Vicente Sederberg LLP, "Tri-State Cannabis Update,” Webinar, June 29, 2021
  • Speaker, Charleston Association of Legal Assistants, "Cannabis Law and Medical Marijuana in South Carolina,” Charleston, April 28, 2021
  • Speaker, Vicente Sederberg LLP, "Cannabis Legalization in New York: Implementation and Opportunities,” Webinar, April 07, 2021
  • Speaker, Vicente Sederberg LLP, "Webinar: Challenging a Cannabis License Denial,” Webinar, October 27, 2020
  • Speaker, CanopyBoulder Investor Hub, "Massachusetts Cannabis: Regulatory Update for Investors,” Online, July 22, 2020
  • Speaker, Coronavirus and Cannabis with Vicente Sederberg and Burns & Levinson , "Coast-to-Coast Regulatory Update,” Webinar, March 27, 2020
  • Speaker, NCIA Northeast , "Hemp in the Northeast: Challenges for the Supply Chain ,” Boston, February 20, 2020
  • Presenter, CWCBExpo Boston, "Don't Stop Now: How Hopeful Marijuana Business Operators Can Get Involved and Influence Local Industry,” , October 20, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Federal Responses to Massachusetts Marijuana Law,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Marijuana Business Law in Massachusetts,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , " Obtaining a Massachusetts Cannabis Business License,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Banking and Financing for the Marijuana Industry,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Massachusetts Marijuana Taxation: The Latest Rules,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Legal Best Practices for Marijuana Product Packaging and Testing,” , September 28, 2018
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc. , "Ethics: Marijuana and Rules of Professional Conduct,” , September 28, 2018