Lauren is the co-founder of Hiller, PC’s cannabis law practice and focuses her practice on representing start-up organizations and investors. With a diverse background in corporate law, litigation, and land-use and zoning, she provides clients with the most up-to-date information necessary to operate and invest in successful cannabis and ancillary businesses. Lauren has run successful applications in competitive medical cannabis states and adult-use markets alike and represents a broad spectrum of cannabis and hemp clients, including plant-touching and ancillary businesses. Lauren is also a member of the legal team that brought an action against former Attorney General Sessions and the federal government seeking, among other things, a declaration that the mis-classification of cannabis as a Schedule I drug is unconstitutional, on, among other things, due process, equal protection, free speech, and commerce clause grounds.
Lauren writes a monthly column as an Expert Contributor to Marijuana Venture Magazine, is a frequent speaker at national and local cannabis events and provides pro bono legal and advocacy services to the Cannabis Cultural Association, among others. For the past three years, Lauren has been serving on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the International Cannabis Bar Association, as the organization’s Treasurer. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Breeder’s Best, the cannabis industry’s first “record label style producer” of unique cannabis genetics and was recently appointed to the Cannabis Law and Policy Committee of the American Bar Association.