J.D., cum laude, New England Law Boston
B.A., cum laude, Connecticut College
National University of Ireland, Irish Centre for Human Rights
Meg Nash is counsel at Vicente Sederberg, where her practice focuses on guiding clients through the state licensing application process, land use and zoning requirements, and regulatory and compliance matters.
A consummate team player, Meg enjoys collaborating with cannabis entrepreneurs and other professionals involved in the licensing process—including engineers, architects, and local officials—in order to gain an in-depth understanding of her clients’ ambitions. These collaborative relationships with clients empower her to provide strategic legal advice and regulatory guidance which helps her clients achieve their goals.
Since 2021, Meg has been recognized by her peers as a "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for her work in land use and zoning law. She was also named one of "Boston's Top Lawyers" by Boston magazine.
Prior to joining VS, Meg’s practice focused on civil litigation defense in the areas of professional liability and insurance coverage, with a focus on the defense of attorneys, law firms, and real estate professionals. She also has experience in consumer financial services defense, having represented lenders and loan servicers in all stages of litigation.
Meg attended New England School of Law in Boston, where she was a New England Scholar.
Co-author, "How to Run a Cannabis Dispensary in New York: Guidance for New York Adult-Use Retail Dispensaries," November 3, 2022
Author, "Rhode Island Legalizes Cannabis: Key Provisions of the 'Rhode Island Cannabis Act,'" May 26, 2022
Co-author, "New Massachusetts Medical and Adult-Use Marijuana Regulations," November 1, 2019
- Co-author, "What Cannabis Employers Need to Know About COVID-19" Marijuana Business Magazine, May 5, 2020
Author, "Insuring Cannabis: Evaluating Risk During Prohibition," In-House Defense Quarterly, Spring 2018
Co-author, "Federal Prohibition of Marijuana Restricts Lenders Ability to Issue Loans to Borrowers Employed in Marijuana Industry,” Consumer Crossroads, April 9, 2018
Co-author, “UPDATE: Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Patient Can Sue Employer for Discrimination,” Employment Law Observer, July 18, 2017
Co-author, “Rhode Island Superior Court Decision Holds that Employers Cannot Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Cardholders,” Employment Law Observer, July 18, 2017
Co-author, “Advising Clients Regarding Criminal Conduct—Medical or Recreational Marijuana Industry,” Lawyers for the Profession, June 20, 2017
Co-author, “May Employers Weed Out Medical Marijuana Patients Through Drug Testing? Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Will Weigh In,” Employment Law Observer, April 18, 2017
- Speaker, Coronavirus and Cannabis Webinar, "COVID-19 Changes and Challenges for Employers with Littler Mendelson,” Webinar, April 01, 2020
- Speaker, NCIA Northeast , "Compliance is Critical: How to Avoid a Costly Mistake,” Boston, February 19, 2020
- Speaker, MCLE 21st Annual Paralegal Conference, "Legalized Cannabis: Issue Spotting in the Context of Housing and Employment Law,” Boston, June 11, 2019
- Speaker, Hinshaw University, "Don’t Get Smoked! Risk Management in the Age of (Il)legal Cannabis,” Boston, August 22, 2018
- Speaker, National Business Institute, "Going Paperless and Beyond: Attorney’s Guide to a Mobile Law Practice,” Boston, April 12, 2017
In the Media
- Leaf Retailer, "The Results Are In: Cannabis Ballot Voter Responses," November 9, 2022
- Forbes, "Arkansas Marijuana Companies Slapped with Racketeering Lawsuit," August 5, 2022
- Law360 , "Insurer's Coverage Dispute With Pot Orgs Paused In Mass.," March 7, 2022
- Patch.com, "Holliston Select Board Talks Marijuana," July 9, 2021
- Law360, "Court Tosses RICO Claims Against Cannabis Cos.," May 12, 2021
- Marijuana Business Magazine, "What Cannabis Employers Need to Know About COVID-19," May 5, 2020