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Akshar Patel is a member of the Shopping Center & Retail Development practice at the firm. He concentrates his practice in the areas of leasing and commercial litigation, focusing on commercial landlord disputes and secured transactions before state and federal courts. Mr. Patel is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”).

In June 2019, the Legislature passed the New Jersey Hemp Farming Act (the “HFA”). This is great news for the “Garden State.” New Jersey has hundreds of thousands of acres in farmland and hemp cultivation may prove to be a lucrative business.

Previously, hemp cultivation in New Jersey was limited to non-germinating seeds and stalks