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Burns & Levinson Partner Frank A. Segall Named 2022 Cannabis MVP of the Year by Law360

September 6, 2022


Boston MA, September 6, 2022 – Burns & Levinson is proud to announce senior partner Frank A. Segall, who chairs the firm’s Business Law & Finance Group and Cannabis Business & Law Advisory Group, has been named a 2022 “Cannabis MVP of the Year” by Law360. Segall was singled out for the MVP award – from over 900 submissions – for his impressive work in the cannabis industry over the past year, including leading Urbn Leaf’s and Sublime’s merger with Harborside, Inc. (CSE: STHZ), (OTCQX: HBORF), AgrifyCorp.’s $50 million acquisition of Precision Extraction Solutions and Cascade Sciences, Agrify’s $135 million debt facility, obtaining the first receivership of a vertically integrated operator in Massachusetts on behalf of a lending client, and KindTap Technologies’ launch of its revolutionary digital consumer credit platform.

Throughout his more than 35 years of practicing law, Segall has earned a reputation as one of the most influential corporate dealmakers in the country. He has worked with hundreds of companies and entrepreneurs across the country to launch, finance and build their businesses, develop corporate opportunities, create strategic partnerships, and exit when the time is right.

Segall is considered one of the top cannabis business attorneys in the country. He was one of the first leading corporate lawyers to enter the cannabis industry over 10 years ago, and has created a national practice with unrivaled experience in cannabis and hemp/CBD business formation and corporate structuring, capital raises, M&A, investment structuring, regulatory matters and overall business issues affecting the fast-growing cannabis industry. Segall and his team are among the most sought after lawyers in the country to advise on startups, growth, M&A, and high-level corporate and financing deals in the private and public markets in the cannabis market.

Segall was also recently named a 2022 “Go To Business Transaction Lawyer” by Mass Lawyers Weekly, in addition to being selected as a “New England Trailblazer” and inaugural “Cannabis Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal. He received his J.D. from Columbia University in 1984 and his B.A., cum laude, from Brandeis University in 1981.

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