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Jeffrey is a business law attorney who represents a wide range of small to mid-size businesses across New York State, including Metropolitan New York City.

As a member of the firm’s hospitality and tourism practice, Jeffrey provides legal counsel and strategic advice to clients navigating the regulatory thicket of the emerging cannabis industry. He counsels entrepreneurs on compliance with federal and state regulations, including those established by the New York State Office of Cannabis Management and Cannabis Control Board, with respect to both medical and recreational cannabis ventures. He also assists with business formation, capitalization, financing arrangements, corporate structure, shareholder agreements, licensing (for the cultivation, processing and dispensing of cannabis) and the transfers of licenses.

  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Business and Corporate, 2021
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association

  • An Interview with Jeffrey Scheer, Business Law and Cannabis, Legally Bond Podcast, May 17, 2021
  • Managing in Year 2 of a Pandemic - Round 2 of PPP Loans, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, February 16, 2021
  • Panel Member, SBA's Paycheck Protection Program and Farmer Co-ops, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, April 6, 2020
  • Panel Member, Successful Strategies for Ownership Transition, Dannible & McKee’s Central NY Manufacturing Conference, October 17, 2017
  • Legal Update, Syracuse Builders Exchange - Construction Company Growth Accelerator Program, October 11, 2017
  • Moderator, UVANY Middle Market Forum, March 15, 2016
  • The Echoes of the New York State Revitalization Act - Is Your Organization Compliant?, Dannible & McKee’s Annual Nonprofit Conference, January 13, 2015

  • Business Journal News Network, Board Leadership Award Honoree 2016
  • Board Member, Green Family Foundation
  • Board Member, The Jewish Community Foundation of Central New York, Inc.
  • Board Member, The Jewish Health & Rehabilitation Center
  • Board Member, The Jewish Home of Central New York Foundation
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc. (WCNY)