Roetzel is a full-service law firm with offices located throughout Ohio, Florida, and Chicago. The firm provides comprehensive legal services to national and international corporations, closely held and family-run businesses, institutions, organizations and individuals. Since 1876, our firm has been guided by the core values of innovation, client service, integrity, and excellence in practice.
As Roetzel has evolved over the years, one thing remains consistent... we are a dynamic law firm that adapts to change and continues to look towards the future as both entrepreneurial owners of our firm and trusted advisors to our clients. We remain dedicated to maintaining a focus on meeting our clients' legal needs and delivering the superior service they expect.
Ms. Whalen focuses her practice on public law with an emphasis on administrative law, regulatory compliance, and government relations, creating comprehensive strategies to help clients achieve their government affairs and business goals. She helps clients navigate the emerging and complex cannabis industry, advising clients in all industry facets including cultivation, processing, and dispensing. She has prepared multiple competitive state license applications and counsels clients once operational, including ensuring regulatory compliance and working directly with legislators, regulators, and administrative entities. In addition, she established and represents a trade association of Ohio medical marijuana license holders before state regulators and the state legislature, and has defended against state tax audits and controversies before the Ohio Department of Taxation.