Matt Cleary

Mr. Cleary is a business, transaction, and litigation lawyer with a particular emphasis on the regulated cannabis industry. He also has experience in intellectual property, corporate formation, and cryptocurrency law. Notably, Mr. Cleary co-authored a chapter in the book “The Law of Bitcoin,” published by iUniverse Publishing. Mr. Cleary represents cannabis industry business clients on…

Ryan Masters graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law with certificates in both Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. While in law school he worked in-house at a fortune 100 company and a start-up music label, interned full time at an AM 100 law firm, and worked for the law school’s Intellectual Property…

Fabiola “Fabi” Jimenez, is a Washington State Native, with connections spanning Marysville to Walla Walla.  With a background in corporate transactions, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and marketing, she brings her immense expertise to help clients during every stage of business development, growth and change. She aids her clients with issues regarding privacy, restricted product development,…

Heidi Urness, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law, is a Chicago born-and-raised litigator. With a background in corporate litigation and environmental compliance, Heidi is thrilled to meld these passions to cultivate effective legal solutions across all stages of corporate development, operation, and litigation. After gaining sub rosa insights into the highest levels of judicial decision-making…

Ted Bernhard is a seasoned business, securities, tax and regulatory compliance attorney with a professional career spanning over two decades. He began his legal career with one of the largest and most prominent law firms in the Pacific Northwest and joined Cultiva Law to continue serving entrepreneurs, businesses, and private equity investors

CEO / Owner

Aaron Pelley has played an active role in Cannabis Law for over a decade. He helped build the foundation for legal protections in medical cannabis law and is a leading advocate for the cannabis business. His passion for this new realm of practice led to the launch of Cultiva and the formation of a boutique…