Best Cannabis Lawyers in Michigan for 2024

July 1st, 2024 Business & Industry
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For those seeking expert legal assistance in the cannabis industry, Michigan Lawyers Weekly has announced its inaugural list of "Go To Lawyers" specializing in cannabis law. This recognition highlights top attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional knowledge and success in the complex and evolving field of cannabis legislation and regulation.

Why You Need a Cannabis Lawyer

Navigating the legal landscape of the cannabis industry in Michigan requires specialized knowledge. From understanding state-specific regulations to handling compliance issues and representing clients in court, a skilled cannabis lawyer is essential. Here's what makes a cannabis lawyer indispensable:

  • Expertise in Cannabis Law: Knowledgeable about Michigan's cannabis laws, including licensing, compliance, and regulatory issues.
  • Successful Track Record: Proven history of successfully handling cases and transactions in the cannabis sector.
  • Peer Recommendations: Trusted by other legal professionals, often receiving referrals due to their expertise.
  • Creative Legal Solutions: Capable of devising innovative solutions to complex legal challenges.
  • Reliable Advice: The go-to person for reliable and thorough legal counsel in cannabis-related matters.

Meet Michigan's Leading Cannabis Lawyers

Michigan Lawyers Weekly's list of "Go To Lawyers" for cannabis law features the state's top legal experts. These attorneys have made significant contributions to the field and are recognized for their outstanding work:

  • Kimberly A. Baber – Varnum, Grand Rapids
  • Maxwell N. Barnes – Miller Johnson, Grand Rapids
  • Lance Boldrey – Dykema Gossett, Lansing
  • Emily E. Cantor – Warner Norcross + Judd, Grand Rapids
  • Salam Elia – Elia Law, Birmingham
  • Bernard J. Fuhs – Butzel, Detroit
  • Sean Gallagher – Fraser Trebilcock Davis Dunlap & Cavanaugh, Lansing
  • Michael Komorn – Komorn Law, Farmington Hills
  • Bruce Leach – Law Office of Bruce Leach, Flint
  • Alexander M. Leonowicz – Howard & Howard Attorneys, Royal Oak
  • Douglas E. Mains – Honigman, Lansing
  • Robert Nederhood – Foley & Lardner, Detroit
  • David K. Puro – Cannatron, Oak Park
  • Jeffrey M. Schroder – Plunkett Cooney, Bloomfield Hills
  • David S. Senawi – Senawi Law, Birmingham
  • Nicholas J. Tatro – Foley Baron Metzger & Juip, Livonia
  • Kevin Washburn – McDonald Hopkins, Bloomfield Hills

Why These Lawyers Stand Out

These attorneys have been recognized for their deep understanding of Michigan's cannabis laws and their ability to navigate the intricacies of the legal system. Their profiles, to be published in the July 29th editions of Michigan Lawyers Weekly, will provide detailed insights into their careers and achievements.

How to Choose the Right Cannabis Lawyer

When selecting a cannabis lawyer, consider the following:

  • Experience: Look for lawyers with a proven track record in cannabis law.
  • Expertise: Ensure they have specific knowledge of Michigan's cannabis regulations.
  • Reputation: Choose someone who is highly regarded by peers and clients.
  • Approach: Find a lawyer who offers creative and comprehensive legal solutions.


For anyone involved in Michigan's cannabis industry, having a knowledgeable and experienced cannabis lawyer is crucial. The "Go To Lawyers" recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly represent the best in the field, offering invaluable expertise and support to navigate the complexities of cannabis law.

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