Cannabis Industrial Marketplace

John Mackewich

Marshall-Melhorn, LLC
Legal Counsel

Session Title: Get the Weeds out of Your Contracts


Professional Summary

John Mackewich is a corporate and marijuana attorney at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. Dinsmore is an AmLaw 200 law firm with 25 office and 650 attorneys.

John is an experienced marijuana attorney with years of experience assisting operators, investors and suppliers. As a member of Dinsmore cannabis practice group, John guides businesses and investors through the evolving complexities within the cannabis space to ensure compliance across all legal aspects of their businesses. John has drafted and obtained cultivation, processing and dispensary licenses around the country for operators since 2012. He has years of experience drafting supply agreements, 50 state packaging and labeling reviews and addressing the regulatory and compliance issues that dispensaries address on a daily basis. In addition, John is a regular speaker on the changing legal and business issues facing the marijuana and industrial hemp industries throughout the United States.

Session Abstract

Do you have a license or provide services to a licensed operator? How do you protect your interests? While it may seem the chaos has finally come to an end when you receive a license, vendors and operators face a multitude of legal obstacles to remain competitive and compliant in the highly-regulated medical marijuana industry while minimizing their risks. This Q&A session will provide a comprehensive overview of these challenges and offer creative solutions for all types of licensees and vendors. Based on our experience, we will discuss best practices for growing your business while minimizing legal risks.