CRANFORD, NJ – Leading national cannabis law firm Vicente Sederberg LLP announced Tuesday that Heather Kumer has joined the firm as an attorney in their New Jersey office.

Kumer joins VS from Prime and Tuvel LLC where she was a partner. She was previously an associate attorney in the Jersey City office of Connell Foley LLP, a premier New Jersey law firm, where she was appointed Special Conflict Counsel to the Planning Board of Princeton and developed a medical cannabis policy for a major New Jersey hospital . In 2020, she was named a rising star in land use by the New Jersey Super Lawyers.

Before entering the private sector, Kumer worked as an internal consultant and sustainability coordinator for the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, where she represented the agency on redevelopment projects; coordinated and implemented the agency’s city-wide sustainability and resilience efforts; and secured and implemented federal, state, county and private grants.

“Heather brings a wealth of valuable public and private sector experience to our fast-growing practice in New Jersey and New York,” said VS partner Adam Fine. “Her in-depth knowledge of land use, real estate, and sustainability will help our clients find their place in the adult cannabis programs that are currently being implemented in the tri-state region.”

Kumer is a LEED certified building design and construction specialist. She received her JD with a certificate in environmental law from Pace University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Visit https://vicentesederberg.com/people/heather-kumer for a full bio.

About Vicente Sederberg LLP

Vicente Sederberg LLP is a leading national cannabis law firm with offices in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Texas. It has been at the forefront of cannabis policy for more than a decade, helping clients in the public and private sectors design, implement, and navigate marijuana and hemp laws and regulations in the US and around the world. VS is ranked Volume 1 in the Chambers USA 2021 Guide and named “Cannabis Law – Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers USA Awards 2021. Visit https://vicentesederberg.com for more information.

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