Founding Partner, Katchko, Vitiello & Karikomi PC
Yelena is an entrepreneur first, building her law firm to one of the premier boutique law firms in Los Angeles. Her team has helped hundreds of small businesses across nearly every segment of corporate law - from formation and investment through acquisition.
Known as a powerhouse within the cannabis industry, Mrs. Katchko focuses her practice on corporate law, licensing, and regulatory compliance with an emphasis on representing the interests of Southern California’s commercial cannabis industry. She has represented medical cannabis clients in the City of Los Angeles since 2009 and has become one of the industry’s most recognized names.
Her efforts are now dedicated to navigating her clients through the new regulated and licensed framework, preparing for acquisitions and exits, and ensuring the integrity of assets in mergers and roll-ups.