Thomas Howard

marijuana business attorney

Thomas Howard

Attorney - Illinois

Licensed to practice since 2008Thomas Howard has represented numerous financial institutions in litigation to enforce their security interests.  Since 2018, he has helped numerous cannabis companies in both the hemp and the adult use cannabis industry.

Thomas has successfully resolved numerous multi-million dollar non-performing loans for many community banks throughout Illinois. As a result of his efforts, Mr. Howard earned Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, and as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers from 2015 to 2018. Only two percent of attorneys ever receive such distinction.

An attorney will be able to structure your business in line with all state laws to avoid the revocation of business license and the fines that accompany it. Also, a cannabis lawyer will be able to keep your business protected and up to date by closely monitoring case laws and changes in policy.

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  • Won Dispensaries & Grows in Illinois.
  • Won Dispensaries in Missouri. 
  • Assisted with client getting a CAURD license in New York. 
  • Numerous New Mexico licenses.
  • Won Grow in Connecticut.
  • Assisted with Massachusetts licensing. 
  • Obtained New Jersey Licenses for clients.
  • Assisted in buying and selling licenses in Illinois. 
  • Helped with Hemp compliance issues nationwide. 

Our cannabis Attorneys Business Network

Our founding attorney, Tom Howard, has been recognized by both Leading Lawyers & Super Lawyers, quoted in the Wall Street Journal & Marijuana Business Magazine. He is a member of  the NORML Legal Committee & a Certified Ganjier.
  • Take your Cannabis Business to the Next Level
  • Startup Cost Analysis & Budget Strategy
  • SWOT Analysis of Your Team
  • Application Strategy & Analysis
  • Social Equity Applicants Review
  • Fundraising Methods & Requirements
  • Emerging trends for your industry
  • Compliance Reviews for SOPs.
  • M&A to enter or exit licenses.

Client Testimonials

See what some of our successful clients have to say about our work together. We take great pride in ensuring the highest standards of client satisfaction.

Tom is the right attorney if you are an investor interested in the Cannabis and Hemp industries in Illinois.
Thomas has been very helpful and knows the industry better than any other lawyer I have spoken with.
The consultation was informative and helped me navigate the tricky process. I would highly recommend his services.

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