David Kotler, Esquire is an Attorney for Hoban Law Group and a shareholder with the law firm of Cohen Kotler, P.A. located in Boca Raton, Florida.
In 2014, he formed a practice area in Medical Marijuana Business Law for the State of Florida which allows him to draw from all of his practice areas to benefit his clients. He is on the Advisory Board of the Cannabis Marketing Lab, an industry-leading marketing agency in California and is General Counsel to the Florida Cannabis Industry Association.
Since the formation of Medical Marijuana Business Lawyers LLC, Mr. Kotler has represented clients seeking to make application for license under the Florida Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 and was one of the first attorneys in Florida to undertake representation of individuals and entities hoping to open a “cannabusiness” in Florida after the legalization of full spectrum medical marijuana.
Mr. Kotler has an understanding of the industry and in and out of state individuals and companies who are able to legally service his clients in order to maximize their success. He currently consults with a wide range of individuals and companies countrywide and serves as outside general counsel for numerous cannabis industry clients including nationally recognized companies. He has been quoted in news sources including National Public Radio in Miami, Florida, the Orlando Business Journal, the Sarasota Herald Tribune, and MMJ Business Daily. He is a frequent contributor to the Cannabis Industry Journal among other industry publications.
Mr. Kotler is admitted to practice in Florida, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida, and the Supreme Court of the United States. His professional affiliations currently include the Criminal Law Division and Trial Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar. Mr. Kotler is the current chair of the Florida Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee 15B. He has been a member of the American Association for Justice, Florida Association of Justice, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Florida Bar Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee 11, Dade County Criminal Courts Committee and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Avvo.com has awarded Mr. Kotler a “superb rating” of a perfect 10. He has been included in SuperLawyers as a rising star. Martindale Hubbell has rated Mr. KotlerAV-Preeminent, an honor bestowed on less than 5% of practicing attorneys.