The cannabis industry in Georgia may be in its infancy, but it is poised for tremendous growth.  As companies form and major players move into the state, a key for success is having counsel that understands the regulatory environment as well as the practical business and employment law challenges you face. Elarbee Thompson has a longstanding relationship with Georgia manufacturers, agricultural concerns and state and local government, and as a result of this deep and diverse experience, we are perfectly positioned to partner with you to achieve your business objectives.

Our attorneys can work with your in-house team or serve as outsourced legal counsel aiding you with issues like:

  • Navigating changing state and local laws
  • Working through the federal and state hemp licensing process
  • Developing effective policies and procedures
  • Hiring independent contractors and properly classifying employees
  • Drafting effective confidentiality and non-compete agreements to protect your business and assets
  • Labor relations and union issues
  • Mass tort litigation and class actions
  • Wage and hour audits and guidance
  • Federal and state audits of hemp records
  • OSHA compliance
  • Immigration issues


Justin Connell