Windels Marx is a full service law firm headquartered in New York City, with offices in New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey, and Stamford, Connecticut. The Firm has approximately 135 attorneys and provides services in more than 20 practice areas, the largest of which by volume of business are financial transactions, real estate, litigation, and bankruptcy. The Firm serves a myriad of domestic and foreign clients, including banks and finance companies, insurance companies, manufacturers, non-profit entities, and government sponsored enterprises. Industry benchmarking surveys frequently cite Windels Marx and its lawyers, including (but not limited to): The Real Deal "6th largest real estate law firm in New York"; The New York Law Journal's "NYLJ 100: Largest Private Law Offices"; Best Lawyers; Best Law Firms; Forbes Legal Black Book; NJBiz's "Top Law Firms in New Jersey"; New Jersey Law Journal's annual ranking of NJ law firms; and SuperLawyers, among many others.
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, Roetzel has been guided by the core values of innovation, client service, integrity, and excellence in practice.
Karl Frederic is a Partner in the law firm of Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP. He conducts a multi-disciplinary practice focusing on real estate development, leasing, construction and related workout and litigation matters. In his national practice, he has handled transactions across the full spectrum of real estate assets, ranging from retail centers and corporate headquarters to the MetLife Stadium. He has a particular focus on and demonstrated experience in real estate matters involving the pharmaceutical, healthcare and bio-tech industries. He has provided services to global technology firms, pharmaceutical conglomerates, educational institutions and healthcare companies. He also advises clients on acquisitions and the repositioning and expansion of existing developed assets. As the cannabis industry has risen over the past few years, Mr. Frederic has shifted his practice focus to cannabis, applying his experience in life sciences to the needs of this sector. He has developed significant contacts throughout the cannabis industry, representing trade groups, cultivators and CBD start-ups. His full CV is at https://www.windelsmarx.com/attorney_detail.cfm?id=124
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.