Cannabis Law Report has named partner Jennifer Fisher to its list of Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers for the second consecutive year. The annual series recognizes the most influential, innovative and experienced cannabis lawyers from around the world.
Fisher is co-chair of Goodwin’s Cannabis practice and a partner in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She is known as the go-to legal advisor for all types of cannabis companies, from large multi-state operators to emerging startups. Fisher also represents some of the leading investors in the space, as well as ancillary businesses providing products and services to cannabis companies. Fisher advises cannabis clients on strategic business decisions and transactions, regulatory compliance and litigation matters.
An industry-wide leader, Fisher has been highly ranked in Chambers USA for Cannabis Law and was named to Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers for 2022. She has also been recognized as a Leading Lawyer for Cannabis by The Legal 500 United States and was named to The National Law Journal’s Cannabis Law Trailblazers and The American Lawyer’s Trailblazers West. In 2019, Fisher was selected as the Cannabis Lawyer of the Year by the Cannabis Dealmakers Summit in recognition of the quality of legal service she provides to clients and the leadership role she has taken in the industry.
Fisher’s practice also focuses on representing companies and individuals involved in government investigations and regulatory enforcement matters. She was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Criminal Defense White-Collar in both 2022 and 2021, and was named as a Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 United States in 2021 for White Collar and Criminal Defense.
Committed to the advancement of women and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, Fisher co-founded Women Leaders in Cannabis, a professional networking organization for women entrepreneurs, executives and investors. She also has formed a partnership between Goodwin and the Last Prisoner Project (LPP), a nonprofit dedicated to criminal justice reform and assisting nonviolent cannabis offenders in securing release from incarceration and creating pathways to employment within the legal cannabis industry.