Stuart GimbelCorporate Attorney

areas of expertise
  • Business Litigation
  • Cannabis Laws – Regulations
  • Corporate Documentation
  • BA, Northwestern University
  • JD, Business Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Member of the Illinois Bar Association

Stuart is a member and general counsel for PDI Medical, LLC. He was actively involved in the preparation of PDI’s successful application for a medical cannabis dispensary license in Lake County, Illinois; spearheaded PDI’s effort to obtain a Special Use zoning permit for its dispensary; supervised the construction and build-out of PDI’s dispensary; and has since overseen PDI’s regulatory and banking compliance programs.


Before getting into the medical cannabis business, Stuart was a practicing lawyer in Chicago. A graduate of Northwestern University in 1983, Stuart received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1986. Stuart was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in 1986, and is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.

Stuart started his legal career as a litigation associate at Jenner & Block, one of the premier law firms in Chicago. Stuart eventually became a partner at Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott, a boutique healthcare law firm in Chicago, where for over 20 years he represented a wide variety of healthcare professionals in a broad array of civil litigation and related matters.

In addition to working with PDI, Stuart now runs his own law firm and serves as in-house counsel for a medical practice and diagnostic imaging center located in North Suburban Chicago. With whatever free time he has left, Stuart likes to golf, go to movies, and talk about the future of the medical cannabis industry.

contact details

+1 763-438-9914
1623 Barclay Blvd
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089, United States

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Joe, Stuart and Brad are very knowledgeable about medical marijuana dispensing and together bring a depth of experience from both a business and a science perspective. Their guidance and contributions were crucial in helping us to concretize details in our business plan, and their assistance with our application was invaluable. We especially appreciated their willingness to dig into details and help us work through and find solutions to issues that arose as we put together our application. CannaRPH’s professionalism, integrity and fluency with both the pharmacy and dispensary worlds to be a breath of fresh air that set them apart from competitor consulting firms.

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