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March 1, 2021, 10:30 AMUpdated: March 1, 2021, 7:27 PM

Cannabis Company Formed by SPAC, Jay-Z Reveals Legal Team (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The Parent Co., a holding company fronted by rapper-turned-entrepreneur Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter focused on cannabis startups, has rolled out a new legal team.

Colin Brown and Judith Schvimmer, two veteran cannabis industry lawyers, have been named in-house legal leaders—Brown as chief legal officer and Schvimmer as U.S. general counsel, a Parent spokeswoman confirmed.

The lawyers “form the legal backbone of the Parent Co., an extremely well-capitalized firm that should be a formidable player in the increasingly active cannabis M&A landscape, in California and potentially beyond,” William Doran, a corporate lawyer who advised on the deal that formed Parent, said in ...

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