Steve Pemberton is an associate attorney at Vicente Sederberg’s New Jersey office. He focuses his practice on cannabis business licensing, land use, and regulatory compliance law.
Before joining VS, Steve served as an attorney-advisor with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, D.C., where he assisted an administrative law judge with occupational safety and health matters. In law school, Steve served as an intern for the U.S. Coast Guard and a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He is passionate about environmental law, and much of his studies in law school focused on this subject.
Steve received his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and his Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University, magna cum laude, where he studied political science, history, and music.
- Co-author, "Highlights from New Jersey’s 2022 Proposed New Cannabis Rules," August 2, 2022
- Co-author, "Summary of New Jersey’s Adult Use Cannabis Regulations," August 24, 2021
- Speaker, 3rd Annual New Jersey Cannabis Convention, "So You Have a License...Now What? Get Compliant!,” , September 10, 2022
- Speaker, Vicente Sederberg LLP, "Session 1: New York Cannabis Update & CAURD Overview,” Online, August 18, 2022