Barry Gainsburg, PA
Barry adds great value to his clients on legal, business and compliance matters. He carries more than two decades of legal, business and investment-related experience, as well as being fully engaged in the cannabis industry.
Barry is nationally known and has been published on numerous occasions providing keen insight into the cannabis and securities industries. Barry can assist clients by providing cannabis business consulting and compliance, negotiate and draft various agreements, address day-to-day legal concerns. He represents various cultivators, edible producers, dispensaries and other ancillary cannabis businesses... Barry previously served as General Counsel for BioTrackTHC ™.
Barry is also well versed in SEC, CFTC, NFA & FINRA processes and statutes, He focuses on BD and RIA compliance, regulation, as well as, securities agreements and regulatory filings. Barry assists his clients with corporate governance and Board issues. Barry has spent nearly a decade operating his own law practice focusing on securities regulation. His experience on Wall St. has been far-reaching. He served as the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Steben & Company, Inc, a registered broker-dealer and CPO.
He’s spent 6 years as Director of Compliance at John W. Henry & Company, Inc., a commodity trading advisor and CPO, and Director of Compliance at several affiliates, including Westport Capital Management Corporation, Global Capital Management Limited and JWH Securities, Inc. Throughout his career, Barry has served executive roles at various broker-dealers, hedge funds and commodity firms. He previously held Series 3, 7, 24, 63 and 65 industry licenses He holds a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra Law School (1993) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University (1990).