Most attorneys are Jack-of-all-trades and masters of none. And, as the cannabis industry grows, so will the dabblers who will advertise themselves as cannabis lawyers. It imperative you avoid them!
If you choose to work with any outside attorney who works for another firm make sure the top brass is comfortable dealing with a cannabis company. You don’t want to spend a long time talking to lawyers you think would be really good, only to find out that they’re senior management team in New York City or Washington DC says we really don’t want you getting involved in the cannabis industry.