John Mackewich is the founder and managing partner of Mackewich, PLLC. Mackewich is a Midwest based cannabis law firm with offices in Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. John is an experienced marijuana attorney with years of experience assisting operators, investors and suppliers. As a member of the cannabis practice group, John guides businesses and investors through the evolving complexities within the cannabis space to ensure compliance across all legal aspects of their businesses. John has drafted and obtained cultivation, infuser/processing and dispensary licenses around the country since 2012. In Illinois, John helped write perfect applications in the first round of adult use dispensary applications in Illinois in 2020.
He has years of experience drafting supply and slotting agreements, packaging and labeling compliance for CBD products, assisting with multi-state expansion, and addressing the regulatory and compliance issues that dispensaries address on a daily basis. John acts as local and general counsel for numerous cannabis companies throughout the Midwest. In addition, John is a regular speaker on the changing legal and business issues facing the marijuana and industrial hemp industries throughout the United States.