Fox Rothschild LLP

Cannabis Law Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Full-service firm with a notable focus on the cannabis sector, covering civil litigation, regulatory mandates and corporate transactions. Represents companies involved in the production and distribution of both medical and recreational products.

Strengths Sources appreciate the firm's client-centric approach, noting that its lawyers "take their time to think about your specific situation before they give advice."

Work highlights Acted for SMP in its successful application for a Pennsylvania medical marijuana retail license and its related challenge of a right-to-know application.

Notable practitioners

Joshua Horn regularly acts for dispensaries and producers of cannabis-based products in license applications and real estate transactions. A client reports that "he foresaw risks and regulatory conflicts and ultimately prevailed in brilliant fashion in a complicated dispute."

Matthew Kittay handles M&A and private equity transactions, with particular knowledge of how these are affected by state laws on cannabis businesses. An interviewee describes him as "a very bright, pragmatic lawyer who exercises knowledge of the law and common sense, and I would emphasize pragmatism and common sense in what is a very gray area in US law right now"