Los Angeles, CA
(310) 496-5820

Our cannabis business lawyers will guide you through the maze of complex and often conflicting cannabis laws.

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Cryptocurrencies represent an exciting technological development but an uncertain time for users and developers.

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We offer specialized solutions for new and existing businesses that meet your needs at every stage of development.

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We offer a range of bespoke services designed to protect your livelihood now, and for generations to come.

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We are a pioneering emerging business and regulatory compliance law firm. Our transparent process keeps you abreast of all developments, while our focused, responsive approach propels your business through the red tape and across the finish line. Altaris Law was designed to be a new species of firm, accessible to a new breed of client – the renegade innovators – using the latest technology to keep our firm, and your business,

a step ahead.

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Founding Partner

Zach founded Altaris Law to meet the specific needs of emerging businesses and industries. He now serves as a devoted advocate and ally of the business community, working cooperatively with his clients to ensure their objectives are achieved and protected.

Zach received his Bachelor’s in Philosophy from the University of Washington, and his Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law, where he specialized in Business Law and Taxation. Previously he externed for The Honorable John A. Kronstadt of the United States District Court. He is admitted to practice law in California. Outside of the office, you will catch Zach at the beach on his longboard, on the golf course, or at home grilling steaks with his wife, Karrin. He is also passionate about giving back to the community by working with the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Teen Court program, helping the homeless population of Venice Beach with their legal issues, and teaching Philosophy to elementary school students.


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To talk to one of our attorneys, email us at team@altarislaw.com or fill out the contact form below. We serve clients across California, and have meeting spaces throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area. We are available to meet where it is convenient for you, whether that’s in one of our conference rooms, your place of business, a favorite coffee shop or bar, or even virtually.

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