Zachary Kobrin is an accomplished attorney with a long track record working on behalf of clients in the marijuana industry. Zack most recently served as the Vice-President and General Counsel for Trulieve Cannabis Corp.; where he oversaw all legal and compliance matters for the company, This included management of the $2.1 billion acquisition of Harvest Health and Recreation.
Prior to joining Trulieve, Zack was a partner with Akerman, LLP, in its nationally recognized cannabis practice, where he was recognized by Chambers US as one of the top cannabis attorneys in the country. insurance matters; as well as ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local government regulations. Prior to joining Akerman, Zack served as the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for a multistate cannabis company, where he was responsible for all corporate and regulatory legal matters and was also key member of the team that helped take his former company public on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
He speaks frequently at business, legal, and industry events and amongst other honors and responsibilities, Zack was appointed by the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to serve on the Florida Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, where he currently serves as its co-chair.
Zack’s experience in the cannabis industry is not limited to Florida. Zack has worked with and provided counsel to clients, regulators, and colleagues in multiple states and countries. As a result, Zack understands the legal and regulatory intricacies of various markets, as well as how the law has and continues to develop.