Bob Hoban is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney and seasoned full-service commercial practitioner. Drawing upon more than twenty years of diverse legal and practical entrepreneurial business experience, he regularly counsels clients regarding corporate organizational and governance issues, general commercial transactions, real estate development/transactions, government/regulatory licensing, strategic acquisitions, and commercial litigation.
Today, Bob concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, business law, cannabis law, real estate, land use/eminent domain, public policy/governmental relations, and appellate matters. He represents business owners, governmental entities, retail/commercial centers, landowners, developers, landlords/tenants and other entities in all aspects of these practice areas.
Bob is recognized as one of the leading commercial cannabis practitioners nationwide; representing private and publicly-held clients in numerous states and abroad. He has litigated nearly every aspect of Colorado’s Marijuana Code and has closed well-over 200 marijuana-related business transactions. Commercial marijuana and industrial hemp-based business operations, related litigation and regulatory representation are a specialty.
He is very passionate about protecting the rights of property owners facing the threat of eminent domain or other land use matters. In 2006, he helped co-found the Colorado Property Rights Coalition, a non-profit property owner resource [www.thecprc.org]. He is a leading eminent domain practitioner statewide and has successfully represented landowners, developers and other private parties in all aspects of the eminent domain process; including but not limited to due diligence, contracting and land acquisition. Bob has vast experience involving relocation and reestablishment issues arising from eminent domain acquisitions.
Furthermore, Bob is devoted to impacting law at its source; he has drafted more than 30 bills for the Colorado General Assembly in policy areas relating to eminent domain, land use, hemp/marijuana and transportation policy.
Bob is also involved in numerous renewable energy projects in the areas of regulatory compliance, business structuring, and land acquisition. As the General Counsel to Waunita Power Company, LLC and Pagosa Verde, LLC (both are Colorado-based geothermal power projects [www.waunitapower.com and www.pagosaverde.com]), Bob has honed his expertise in these aspects of alternative energy law.
Bob is a professor at the University of Denver, in the Law and Society Program, and regularly instructs regarding government regulations, public policy advocacy, and various research-based policy courses. He has completed a number of hours toward his PhD at the University of Colorado Graduate School of Public Affairs. Bob is a regular presenter/lecturer at legal, policy and academic conferences around the country.
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About Us: The Hoban Law Group is Colorado's original, experienced cannabis business law firm since 2008, providing expert advice to clients in the regulated, retail marijuana dispensary system and the industrial hemp industry. As a burgeoning movement has become a multi-million dollar industry, HLG has grown with it, home to a national footprint of attorneys licensed in over a dozen states across the country with the expertise to offer clients a one-stop-shop for their rapidly expanding business legal needs.