Meet Eric Kirkland -
Eric Kirkland

Eric Kirkland

Founder Kirkland Law PC


Eric Kirkland is the founder of Kirkland Law PC and has the privilege of representing fast-growing companies in the US and Canada as well as private equity funds in the burgeoning cannabis industry. He provides a broad array of legal services with a focus on corporate structure, private offerings, secured debt financing, and tax matters.

He has been the lead attorney on over $300 million in private offerings for cannabis companies since May of 2016. He also handles licensing agreements, equity incentive plans, and other legal issues that fast-growing businesses face as they expand. He also assists companies through the arduous permitting and licensing process appears at city council hearings, and guides you through the many pitfalls that besiege many early-stage cannabis companies.

Eric started his career as an accountant and is proficient in preparing financial projections and operational models as well as taking companies through certified public audits and 280E IRS tax audits.

He sincerely believes that the cannabis industry, including CBD and other cannabinoids, will make a profound impact on people's health.

He has experience in Member of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar's Cannabis Section, Member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, Co-Author of the White Paper: "Taxation of Stock-Based Compensation in Thinly Traded Stocks", he presented at the National Association of Forensic Economist meeting in November 2019 and Taught business law classes at UCLA's MBA program.

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