In the Press
January 15, 2021

Litigator Of The Week: Goodwin’s Cannabis Practice Helps Free Man Serving Life Sentence For Marijuana Conviction (

Last week Andy Cox was sitting in a federal prison in California serving out a life sentence on a 2008 jury conviction for growing marijuana plants in the forest on his father’s property. This week, thanks to the work of a Goodwin team led by the firm’s cannabis practice co-chair Brett Schuman, Cox, 57, is at home with his family in Florida. Schuman details working on the case with partner Jennifer Fisher, Yoona Lee, and Hilarie Bellis, with further assistance from Goodwin employees Andrea Boivin, Ashley Neree, Bethannie Tamargo, and Katya Foka. Read the Q&A in here.