Cannabis & Government Affairs
As a partner at Cogent Law Group, Joshua brings his extensive knowledge to the firm’s Cannabis Practice. Given his professional background, Joshua works with companies in Washington, D.C. and Maryland to ensure compliance with an ever-changing landscape of state laws. He also advises startup cannabis companies to help guide them through the regulatory and legal complexities that often hinder small businesses.
In his role as a government affairs specialist, Joshua strategically interacts with Capitol Hill in an effort to protect the nascent cannabis industry from federal intrusion. Joshua has a track record of engaging both sides of the aisle to find common ground in a time of ever-increasing partisan politics.
Joshua received his BA in Political Science from Jacksonville University, his Masters in Public Administration from Florida State University, and his JD from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. Joshua is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.