Catie Wightman is a regulatory specialist in Vicente Sederberg’s Denver office, where she focuses on regulatory compliance for hemp and marijuana businesses. She is responsible for assisting hemp and marijuana clients in navigating complex federal, state, and local regulatory frameworks.
Before joining VS, Catie interned with the Honorable William W. Hood, III at the Colorado Supreme Court where she prepared memoranda analyzing complex legal issues and recommending whether the court grant or deny certiorari.
Catie graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she was an associate editor of the University of Denver Law Review and a member of the Student National Cannabis Bar Association.
Co-author, “A Closer Look at Colorado COVID-19 Relief Programs” August 26, 2020
Co-author, “Florida is Ready for the Hemp Industry” April 30, 2020
Co-author, “Budding Companies Part 4: Jurisdiction Choice in Forming Cannabis Startups” November 8, 2019
Co-author, “Key Takeaways from the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing on Hemp Production and the 2018 Farm Bill” August 23, 2019
Co-author, “Five Reasons Why Texas Could Be ‘The Great Hemp State’” July 30, 2019
- Co-author, “Reflections on the 2018 Farm Bill” July 17, 2019
Author, “Hemp Legalization’s Impact on Low-Level Marijuana Offenses” Denver Law Review Forum, October 3, 2019
Author, “Big Sky Scientific v. Idaho State Police: Considerations for Legally Produced Hemp in Transport” Denver Law Review Forum, July 4, 2019