Holland & Hart partner Rachel Gillette, leader of the firm’s cannabis industry group, joined Cannabis Radio’s GrassRoots Marketing podcast with host Jorge Hermida, to discuss the complexities cannabis industry businesses face, including constantly changing local, state, and federal regulations, unique tax challenges of 280E, obstacles of banking restrictions, and more. For Gillette, trade organizations and associations are crucial to all stakeholders in the cannabis community. She explains why a full-service law firm like Holland & Hart can benefit clients with lawyers specializing in corporate, tax, IP, and employment law issues. The episode aired September 20.
Listen to the full podcast here: Holland & Hart With Rachel Gillette.
GrassRoots Marketing curates a thought-provoking dialogue with an exclusive class of thought leaders who will offer high-end roundtable business strategies and solutions that seek to prune and harvest great ideas in each 30-minute episode. The podcast explores the landscape of the states seeking to legalize and their coming initiatives. Thought leaders in the cannabis industry convene on the podcast to share some of their best practices and protocols.
A leading cannabis-focused lawyer, Rachel helps clients nationwide proactively plan and implement strategies to capitalize on strategic business opportunities. Rachel knows how state and local provisions will be applied in practice and what clients can anticipate at every step of the licensing process and beyond. She vigorously protects clients’ interests in tax audits and deficiency assessments at the state and local level, as well as IRC §280E adjustments.
Holland & Hart’s multidisciplinary Cannabis industry team leverages deep expertise in a variety of highly regulated areas to holistically support the legal and business needs of clients operating, developing products, investing, or evaluating potential opportunities in the rapidly-evolving industry.