Co-Founder & Corporate General Counsel
Charles Feldmann, Esq., serves as a Trusted Adviser for the cannabis industry’s largest and most profitable businesses on an international scale. He co-founded Gateway Proven Strategies and served as its CEO until 2022.
He assists his legal and consulting clients in all of their corporate operations, licensing, intellectual property, joint venture, transaction documentation, private placements/investor relations, licensing, rules and regulation, IPO’s, statutory authority, compliance, legislative and governmental relations, litigation, partnership, and enforcement appeal.
He uses his past experience as a Marine Corps federal prosecutor, DEA Drug Task Force Commander and state narcotics prosecutor to assist his clients in establishing strict regulatory compliance protocols at both the state, federal and international levels.
His expertise has been instrumental to his clients achieving DEA-Level compliance standards regarding evolving US state and federal rules and regulations and ensuring strict international compliance for his client’s marijuana and hemp import and export businesses.
Mr. Feldmann has worked with marijuana and hemp clients in almost all of the US states that have legalized cannabis and the currently expending hemp market place. His expertise has been sought out by various state legislative branches for new medical and recreational marijuana regulatory programs.
Mr. Feldmann was named 2007 Colorado Super Lawyer for being one of the top attorneys in Colorado. He was also appointed to the American Bar Association’s Steering Committee for the Cannabis Law and Policy Task Force.
Mr. Feldmann is a former lecturer and instructor for the Department of Defense, National College of District Attorneys and US Armed Forces. Mr. Feldmann has taught prosecutors and defense counsel trial enhancement training and ethics at the Naval Justice School and was an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College in the areas of criminal and constitutional law.
Currently, Mr. Feldmann represents cannabis and hemp clients across the globe and defends US Armed Forces members internationally and throughout the United States in all branches of the Armed Forces.
Mr. Feldmann has extensive experience in representing federal and state law enforcement officers, police officers, sheriff’s deputies in criminal defense matters, and law enforcement employment-related matters.