Full Name
Wei Hu
Job Title
Founding Partner
MRTA Law, P.C.
Speaker Bio
Wei Hu, Esq. specializes in NY cannabis law and the NYS Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act (MRTA). Since the inception of New York State’s MRTA on March 31, 2021, Wei has been representing and providing legal counsel to clients, businesses and ancillary companies on areas of Adult Use Cannabis licensing, compliance, corporate, and legislative issues. Prior to founding MRTA Law, PC as a boutique New York Cannabis Law Practice, Wei honed his legal practice in NYS administrative/regulatory, public benefits, and litigation while working for the city of New York as Executive Agency Counsel at the Department of Social Services. His extensive legal experience includes representing NYC in various state and federal courts, administrative hearings before the NYS Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance, and judicial appeals under NY CPLR Article 78 proceedings. Moreover, he also worked on administrative rulemaking, public hearings and comments, promulgation of new NYS and NYC regulations.
Wei is a member of the Hudson Valley and New York City Cannabis Industry Associations, and the Asian-American Bar Association of New York. He has presented and held legal clinics on NYS’ new law (Criminal Procedure Law 440.46-a) to expunge prior marijuana convictions not subject to automatic vacatur.
Wei Hu