Vicente Sederberg Announces New Partners and Additional Attorney Promotions in Boston, Denver, Los Angeles and New York

Here’s their latest update

BOSTON, DENVER, LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — Leading cannabis law firm Vicente Sederberg LLP on Thursday announced several attorney promotions across its offices, including three new partners. The promotions all take effect January 1, 2022.

In the Boston office, counsel Phil Silverman will become a partner, and senior associate attorneys Meg NashJeremy Shaw, and David M. Ullian will be promoted to counsel.

In the Denver office, Jerrico Perez will become a partner, senior associate attorney Carl Werner will be promoted to counsel, and associate attorney Yolanda Clarke will be promoted to senior associate.

In the Los Angeles office, Sahar Ayinehsazian will become a partner, and associate attorney Andrea A. Golan will be promoted to senior associate.

In the New York office, senior associate attorney Michelle Bodian will be promoted to counsel.

About the New Partners

  • Sahar Ayinehsazian is based in VS’s Los Angeles office, where she focuses her practice on cannabis banking, corporate transactions, and regulatory compliance. She helped establish and currently co-leads the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Department, and she is a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Banking Access Committee. View her full bio at
  • Jerrico Perez is based in VS’s Denver office, where she focuses her practice on administrative law, regulatory compliance, and licensing. She is a leader of the firm’s Administrative Law practice, and she has helped clients obtain cannabis business licenses through competitive and non-competitive application processes in several states and Canada. View her full bio at
  • Phil Silverman is based in VS’s Boston office, where he focuses his practice on licensing, land use and zoning. He has developed community outreach programs, created impact plans, and negotiated host community agreements with over 60 cities and towns across Massachusetts. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced commercial law in Boston for more than 25 years. View his full bio at

About Vicente Sederberg LLP

Vicente Sederberg LLP is a top-ranked national cannabis law firm with offices in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, and Texas. It has been at the leading edge of cannabis policy for more than a decade, helping public and private sector clients shape, implement, and navigate marijuana and hemp laws and regulations across the U.S. and around the world. VS is ranked a Band 1 cannabis law firm in the Chambers USA 2021 Guide, and it was named “Cannabis Law – Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers USA Awards 2021. For more information, visit