- Municipal Law
- Regulated Substances
- Tribal Nations Practice Group
University of Washington, J.D., with honors, 2018
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, M.A., cum laude, 2013
Wellesley College, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010
Bar & Court Admissions
- Maine Bar Association
- Washington International Law Journal
Malina Dumas is a member of Drummond Woodsum’s regulated substances practice group and advises a diverse array of clients on complex regulatory issues facing the cannabis industry. She is knowledgeable about state and local laws and ordinances that govern medical and adult use marijuana as well as regulatory frameworks that impact hemp and CBD markets in the United States and abroad. As a co-editor of Drummond Woodsum’s Cannabis Law Blog, Malina closely monitors developments in cannabis law and policy at all levels of governance.
Malina received her JD from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, where she learned about the regulation of cannabis products in the Pacific Northwest. While at UW, Malina secured a fellowship to study an Inuit language and focused her studies on economic development issues facing First Nations communities in Canada and the United States, including researching new opportunities in the hemp industry. She also interned at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice in Window Rock, Arizona and participated in the Tulalip Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic during her third year of law school. Malina received her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and her master’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.