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Jennifer Briggs Fisher

Team Lead at Duane Morris LLP

Team Lead – Cannabis Industry Practice Group

Jennifer Briggs Fisher is a team lead of the Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Group and focuses her practice on representing businesses and corporate executives in highly-regulated industries, including cannabis, hemp and CBD. Jen is an experienced litigator and has represented clients in a broad range of high stakes civil, criminal, legislative and administrative proceedings. Jen’s background in handling complex matters for companies in highly-regulated markets led to the development of her cannabis practice. She regularly works with cannabis and hemp companies and ancillary businesses across the country to provide compliance advice and solve business problems. Jen advises cannabis investors on regulatory due diligence and represents cannabis companies in litigation. Jen also provides federal and state regulatory advice to companies involved in or pursuing opportunities in the hemp industry, including companies manufacturing and selling hemp-derived CBD products. In addition, she advises on risk assessment issues for large, multinational businesses seeking to enter the cannabis industry.

Jen is one of the leaders of her firm’s multidisciplinary cannabis practice, which is comprised of lawyers across the country who are familiar with the industry and have expertise in a wide array of issues attendant to legal cannabis and hemp business activities, including licensing; litigation; banking and finance; raising and deploying capital; protecting intellectual property; real estate development and leasing; public company representation and SEC filings; land use, construction, and zoning; employment advice and counseling; healthcare and research; and taxation. The Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Group was recognized in the inaugural Cannabis 50 Impact Report, which honors a wide range of people, organizations and entities making an impact across the cannabis, hemp and CBD culture.

Jen was honored as Cannabis Attorney of the Year at the 2019 Cannabis Dealmakers Summit. A frequent presenter, Jen has spoken on industry panels, led continuing legal education courses on cannabis regulations, and has been interviewed by numerous publications about legal developments in this rapidly expanding market. Jen is a regular contributor to the Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Blog and the Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Webinar Series.

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