Ariel Clark
Clark Neubert LLP

Ariel Clark is a co-founder and principal of the leading women-owned cannabis business and regulatory law firm Clark Neubert LLP with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Santa Cruz. Experienced and laser-focused on the most timely issues of the day, Clark Neubert LLP empowers their cannabis industry clients to start, fund, finance, and maintain successful and fully compliant businesses and maneuver successfully through all phases of the corporate life cycle, from idea to exit. The firm works with clients that share a vision for a cannabis industry that ensures an even playing field for businesses of all sizes and individuals from all backgrounds and that promotes and fosters a positive impact on the communities it serves and the natural environment we all share. The firm maintains satellite offices in Sacramento and Santa Cruz run by a team of accomplished and experienced corporate and regulatory attorneys. CNLLP was recognized as one of the top five cannabis law firms by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2018, Ariel Clark has been named by Mg Magazine in the “30 Most Powerful Cannabis Attorneys,” by Cannabis Business Times as the “75 Most Important Women in Cannabis,” and by Rolling Stone magazine as one of “18 Women Shaping Culture Tomorrow.”

Ariel earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is actively involved with the National Cannabis Bar Association, California Growers Association, California Native American Cannabis Association, National Cannabis Industry Association and the California Cannabis Industry Association.