Biography

Lynnel represents clients in commercial and employment litigation, as well as on corporate matters, and provides full-service counsel to the legal cannabis industry on issues of regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

She has represented banks in matters involving client banking issues and fiduciary duties, and companies in multiple industries in litigation involving employment discrimination, at the district court and appellate court levels.

Legalized Cannabis*

Lynnel’s cannabis industry clients operate in all aspects of the business: cultivation, production and manufacturing, distribution and dispensing. In addition to representing them in corporate governance matters, she provides comprehensive regulatory compliance services, helping clients obtain and maintain licenses, including advising on the optimal corporate structure for securing a license.

She is also a contributor to the firm’s In the Weeds blog, which reports on developments in cannabis law.

Representative Matters

  • Represented retailer and hospitality company in employment discrimination matters
  • Represented client in appellate matters regarding defense of banks pertaining to allegations of fraud
  • Represented banking industry client against allegations of inaccurate credit reporting
  • Advises cannabis industry companies in relation to ownership disclosure requirements, licensing and regulatory compliance

* Please be mindful that possessing, using, distributing and/or selling marijuana is a federal crime, and no legal advice given by Fox is intended to provide any guidance or assistance in violating federal law.

Before Fox Rothschild

Lynnel was previously a summer associate at Fox Rothschild. Prior to joining the firm, she was an extern to the Honorable Kathleen Delaney of the Clark County District Court and the Honorable Gloria M. Navarro, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. In addition, Lynnel was a law clerk for an employment litigation law firm in Las Vegas and a summer legal intern for a global technology company headquartered in Las Vegas.

During law school, Lynnel worked as a teaching assistant. Prior to her legal career, she worked in the hospitality and technology industries.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Lynnel volunteers at the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation in Las Vegas. 

She also helped to build a home with Habitat for Humanity in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.