- Employment & Labor
- Regulated Substances
- School & Education
- Tribal Nations Practice Group
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Prescott College, B.A.
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Maine
- Maine State Bar Association
- Coastal Studies for GirlsBoard of Trustees
Hannah is the co-founder and co-chair of Drummond Woodsum’s regulated substances practice group. Hannah has advised municipalities, medical dispensaries, entrepreneurs, and investors in Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire on medical and adult use marijuana and hemp regulatory and licensing issues. She also advises tribal clients across the country looking to enter the cannabis and hemp markets on business strategy and development of tribal regulatory regimes. Her unmatched understanding of both the local and national status of marijuana and hemp legalization and the industries themselves gives her clients an advantage in these dynamic and rapidly changing market places.
Hannah is one of the most knowledgeable and visible faces of Maine’s growing cannabis industry. She was appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sara Gideon, to represent Maine’s adult use marijuana industry to the State of Maine Marijuana Advisory Commission, formed to continuously study and make recommendation to the legislature on best regulatory practices for marijuana. Hannah was heavily involved in the drafting of Maine’s Marijuana Legalization Act and recent amendments to Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act as an advisory board member of Maine Professionals for Regulating Marijuana, a collection of Maine professionals advocating for safety, quality, and transparency in the marijuana industry.
Hannah is also involved with national cannabis organizations. She has served as a member of The ArcView Group, a national cannabis angel investment platform, 15 member selection committee, vetting investment opportunities in the cannabis industry for consideration by ArcView members. She continues to be an active member of The ArcView Group. Hannah has presented at conferences and events around the country, such as the Cannabis Business Executives Convention, and has been a mentor presenter at Canopy Boulder, a business accelerator and venture fund for the cannabis industry. Her advisories on cannabis regulatory matters are regularly published by the Cannabis Law Report, a national news and legal resource for the legal cannabis industry.