Eric Alvarez Named Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Cannabis Law Industry Group

Posted on June 15th, 2021

Eric Alvarez, an Associate of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law Industry Group.

“It is an honor to lead such a talented group of attorneys into the next chapter. Our goal is to successfully guide our clients through the ever-changing legal landscape by providing innovative, efficient, and top-shelf legal services,” said Alvarez.

About the Norris McLaughlin Cannabis Law Industry Group

Norris McLaughlin’s cannabis law attorneys provide a full range of legal and consultation services in all areas of cannabis law for employers, health care professionals, entrepreneurs, suppliers, growers, retailers, and investors. This diverse group of attorneys navigates the complex and ever-changing laws and regulations governing the medical and recreational use of marijuana.

About Eric Alvarez

Alvarez advises clients on compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to the production, research, and testing of cannabis and cannabis-derived products such as cannabidiol (“CBD”). He understands that every client’s situation is unique, as are the parties involved in it, and approaches each matter focused on achieving the best possible result based on his client’s individual objectives and goals.

Additionally, Alvarez concentrates on high-stakes, complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. He represents businesses of all shapes and sizes—from closely-held partnerships to international corporations—in a wide range of litigation matters.

A resident of Somerset County, Alvarez is active in the local bar association and the Somerset County Business Partnership, where he serves on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Additionally, he is active in his local Somerville community, where he serves as an Alternate Member on the town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin to better serve the companies and individuals in his local community, Alvarez worked at an Am Law 100 firm. He maximizes his “Big Law” experience and better serves his clients’ needs with Norris McLaughlin’s depth and breadth of experience, nimble market position, and focus on helping businesses and individuals in the local community to prosper. Alvarez received his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2013 and his B.A., cum laude, from Villanova University in 2009.