Emily Hackman is a licensing specialist on Vicente Sederberg's California licensing team, managing licensing projects for operators obtaining both local and state licenses. In addition to assisting with regulatory inquiries, Emily tracks developments in local cannabis policy at the California city and county level.
Before joining Vicente Sederberg, she served as a field organizer in the 2016 election cycle for a Democratic congressional candidate in Iowa's Third Congressional District. Her interest in cannabis policy and law was first sparked during an internship with a Seattle-based cannabis law firm. During college Emily was also captain of the Mock Trial Team and chair of the Student Publication and Radio Committee.
- Author, "The End of an Era: California Cannabis Provisional Licensing, a New State Regime, and CEQA," September 9, 2021