NLC New Jersey '20 Alumna
NLC Spark! Talk
Spark! Talk Title: Social Equity in Cannabis
Jessica currently serves as a Cannabis and Intellectual Property attorney at Bressler Amery & Ross, as well as outside General Counsel for the national organization Minorities for Medical Marijuana and sits on the state and federal Policy Committee for the Minority Cannabis Business Association. Prior to joining Bressler, Jessica was the co-founding partner at MGA Law PC, a boutique business law firm with a special focus on cannabis. As a cannabis attorney, Jessica Gonzalez assists cannabis clients navigate the legal cannabis and hemp industry in the tristate area. Jessica also counsels corporate and individual clients on intellectual property procurement, prosecution, protection and enforcement for domestic and international trademarks. As a cannabis advocate, Jessica has presented on both the municipal and state level on topics such as social justice/social equity, IP protection, cannabis legislation, state and federal banking and state cannabis licensing.