Cannabis Practice Creates Ethical Traps, Conflicts for Lawyers

July 27, 2021Media Mention
Bloomberg Law

Corporate and Cannabis Counsel, Michelle Mabugat, shared her insight with Bloomberg Law regarding ethical and legal hurdles for lawyers representing cannabis clients and the extra steps that must be taken to ensure compliance. Michelle shares that "she likes to counsel of the inherent conflict of representing clients with competing economic interests in the small industry."


“The cannabis law practice is just particularly and especially ripe for conflicts in client” engagement, she said. “It’s finite. There’s only so many players in this industry and they’re all trying to do business with each other. You have to be extra vigilant with your ethical obligations in this space.

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