General Council

Mr. Tal C. Finney is a seasoned attorney and business law expert, with specialties in government regulatory enforcement and compliance, land use and corporate matters in the industries of cannabis, renewable energy, development, and real estate, coastal and environmental issues, and risk mitigation.

He has represented Fortune 500 companies, major public entities, and start-up ventures. In addition to his many decades of experience in the private sector, Mr. Finney served as Chief Deputy Controller and General Counsel to California State Controller, as well as General Counsel to California Lieutenant Governor, and Senior Advisor, Director of Policy, and Special Counsel to the Governor of California.

Mr. Finney also sat on the California Coastal Commission, the California Franchise Tax Board, the California Board of Equalization, the California State Lands Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission, and was a Governor on the California Independent System Operator Board.