Danielle Alvarez Wolf
Danielle Alvarez Wolf, Esq. is a founding partner of the firm, where her practice includes healthcare and cannabis law, corporate counseling and outside general counsel services, employment law, and commercial litigation. Outside of the firm, she serves as Chief Strategy Officer – and previously served as Chief Legal Officer – of the CannaPharmacy and CannTech companies, which are multistate operators of regulated medical cannabis facilities.
Ms. Alvarez Wolf has represented multinational corporations, large New Jersey municipalities, healthcare providers such as ambulatory care facilities and physician practices, and medical cannabis cultivation and dispensary licensees and applicants. She has successfully handled matters at the administrative, state, and federal court levels, as well as in mediation and arbitration. She has also counseled healthcare and other clients in connection with regulatory issues and successfully represented them before state agencies and conducted internal investigations.
Ms. Alvarez Wolf has co-authored successful applications for licensure in cannabis cultivation, cannabis-infused or derived products manufacture or processing, and dispensation in multiple states. She has been invited as a lecturer or CLE panelist throughout the world in connection with her experience in the cannabis industry.
In 2017, Ms. Alvarez Wolf was appointed by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (then Governor-elect) to serve on his Transition Team on the Law and Justice committee. Insider NJ named Ms. Alvarez Wolf to its list of 15 “Political Power Attorneys” on the annual Power List for 2017 – the only cannabis industry lawyer to be named to the list. She was named #29 on the “Insider 100: Cannabis Power List” in 2019. Ms. Alvarez Wolf was also named by NJBIZ to its 2019 “Forty Under 40.”
Previously, she was an attorney at the health care-centric law firm Brach Eichler LLC, which was the reconstituted New Jersey office of the former Wolf Block. She was also an attorney with Lite DePalma Greenberg’s Newark-based litigation team, where she focused on complex commercial, class action, and appellate litigation. In addition, she has experience in corporate counseling, public entity defense, civil rights litigation, and a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including discrimination and whistleblower litigation, as well as wage and hour class and collective actions.
Ms. Alvarez Wolf holds a Bachelor of Arts from New York University and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was an Editor of the Seton Hall Legislative Journal and continues to volunteer as a mock trial judge. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at New Jersey City University, where she taught Constitutional Law, and she has served as a municipal prosecutor.