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Gabriel S. García

gabriel@djrgarcia.com
(916) 469-9264
(he/him)

Gabriel S. García

Shareholder / Chief Financial Officer

For the last 15 years, Mr. García has been a trusted legal advisor to leading brands in the rapidly growing health and wellness industries. An expert in corporate, regulatory, and tax issues, he also counsels boards of directors, charitable foundations, and nonprofit corporations, including the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and the United Core Alliance. Prior to launching DJR García, he served as General Counsel for Natura, a vertically-integrated cannabis campus in Sacramento, where he led efforts to acquire the 21 licenses that comprise Natura’s commercial cannabis activities.

Mr. García’s other experience includes positions as commercial counsel for Abbott Laboratories, legal consultant for the healthcare consulting firm BDC Advisors, and a federal clerkship with the United States Tax Court. His insight on wellness innovation is routinely solicited from the press and national healthcare organizations and has earned him multiple awards from legal publishing houses such as the Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation.

Education

  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER
    LL.M. – Taxation, 2005
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY, SCHOOL OF LAW
    Juris Doctor, 2004
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY
    B.A., 2001

Activities & Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association – Member
  • California Society of Healthcare Attorneys – Member
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Health Care Law Section – Member
  • Nueva Época Early Career Development Program – Apoyado/Supporter
  • California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce – General Counsel (2018-19)
  • Sacramento Metro Chamber, Leadership Sacramento – Cohort Member (2017)
  • Georgetown University Law Center – Graduate Tax Scholar (2004-05)
  • Theodore Tannenwald National Tax Writing Competition – Runner-Up Award (2004)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Florida