Carol R.M. Moss Named a 2023 ‘Top Women in Law’ Honoree by Minnesota Lawyer

Hellmuth & Johnson is pleased to announce that attorney Carol R.M. Moss has been recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as 2023 “Top Women in Law” honoree in its inaugural class that celebrates the outstanding achievements of women in the legal community in Minnesota. The award recognizes attorneys who have become leaders in their practice areas and are instrumental to their companies’ success. Honorees were selected based on the core principles of leadership, professionalism, accomplishment, and passion for making a difference.

Moss is at the forefront of the rapidly advancing and evolving cannabis industry and its laws in Minnesota. She serves as chair of H&J’s cannabis law practice group and represents start-ups to well-established businesses from cannabis growers to retailers. She understands the evolving complexities and challenges involved in representing businesses in this arena, provides representation in local legislative matters, and regularly presents seminars and webinars on the topic. She was appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to serve on its Advisory Committee for the Rules of Civil Procedure. This advisory committee is responsible for monitoring the rules and making recommendations to the Supreme Court on changes affecting civil matters in Minnesota’s legal system.

Moss served on the Advisory Board for MN is Ready Coalition – the organization that worked with legislation authors for the recently passed adult-use cannabis legalization legislation. The Advisory Board reviewed input from industry insiders before making recommendations to legislators. She provides pro bono services as general counsel to the Board for the Minnesota Cannabis Grower Cooperative and Industry Council, which serves hemp farmers and processors across Minnesota along with other members of the cannabis industry. She also serves as a Board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) – Minnesota Chapter and as a member of the Minnesota Women’s Cannabusiness Association.

Click here to view the 2023 Top Women in Law list.

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