CANNABIS REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE COUNSEL

Remote

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Our client in the Cannabis industry is adding a Regulatory and Compliance Counsel to their growing team. This candidate with work alongside the executive leadership team providing regulatory and strategic advice while ensuring corporate compliance. They will have the opportunity to grow the legal department and should be experienced leading and coaching talented teams. The ideal applicant will oversee the compliance team and advise on regulatory issues.

Requirements

Core Responsibilities

  • Support company wide and cross functional initiatives by providing regulatory and strategic advice to leadership team

  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of state and local cannabis laws and regulations in applicable state and local markets where company operates

  • Draft and propose legislation, monitor and report on regulatory changes and trends

  • Own complex and sensitive cannabis licensing litigation

  • Conduct risk assessments, identify compliance risks, and develop, maintain, and revise existing practices, forms, and policies.

Qualifications

  • JD required with 5+ years in cannabis or other highly regulated industry

  • Experience in high growth or start up environments preferred

  • Experience in and knowledgeable of regulatory compliance for state and local governments

  • knowledge or additional experience in other areas of law (e.g., commercial contracts, privacy law, intellectual property law, mergers and acquisitions, consumer protection, etc.) a plus

Additional Industry Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

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