Rod Kight Selected for 2020 SuperLawyers in Cannabis Law
Kight Law Office is pleased to announce that Rod Kight has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2020 Edition in the category of Cannabis Law. He is the only attorney in North Carolina to earn this distinction.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Rod Kight is a cannabis business law attorney who lives in Asheville, NC. He represents legal cannabis businesses throughout the country and the world. Rod is editor and chief writer of the Kight On Cannabis law blog. The blog discusses and analyzes evolving legal issues affecting the cannabis industry. Rod is the author of “Cannabis Business Law-What You Need to Know”, published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters (WestLaw) Company, in August 2015. Rod is on the advisory board for the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine (AJEM), for which he also writes a legal column. AJEM is the first printed, peer- reviewed medical cannabis journal in North America. Rod testified at the historic FDA hearing on cannabis and CBD in Washington, DC on May 31, 2019.
Rod is frequently interviewed on cannabis matters by major media outlets and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Business Insider, and Business Insurance. He was named one of the “30 Powerful Cannabis Attorneys You Should Know” by MG Retailer magazine and regularly presents at cannabis, hemp, and CBD conferences across the country. Rod will be speaking at several international cannabis conferences in 2020. Additionally, Rod has drafted and presented cannabis legislation to a foreign head of state.
A strong believer in cannabis for personal and medical use after using it successfully during chemotherapy treatments for cancer (he is in remission), Rod is an attorney advocate for NORML. He is also an active member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, the National Cannabis Industry Association, the Hemp Industries Association, and the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association.
You can contact Rod by clicking here.
February 5, 2020