Shoran Reid Williams’ litigation practice spans more than 27 years. It ranges from in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 insurance company to law firm practices in both Georgia and Michigan. In addition, she has spent several years as an adjunct law professor, author and small business owner. Ms. Williams’ litigation practice experience extends into the areas of administrative law, civil litigation, appellate law, personal injury and family law. Ms. Williams is Chair of the firm's Cannabis practice and a trusted advisor on legal issues related to the rapidly growing and evolving cannabis and hemp industry in North America. Ms. Williams is familiar with the ins and outs of State legalization laws as well as the 2018 Farm Bill and including the fact that marijuana remains a Schedule 1 drug in the U.S. She can counsel Michigan entities on the licensing process, THC testing procedures, inspections, disposal of plants carrying >0.3% TNS and record keeping. Ms. Williams assists business owners with issues related to being in the cannabis and hemp industry or wanting to do business with growers and suppliers in this industry. Some of the legal issues that intersect including: compliance, trade secrets, finance, interstate transportation, dispute resolution, and acquisitions. Ms. Williams is always exploring avenues and ways to give back to the community especially in areas that impact women and families. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Women’s Resource Center and is a member of Inforum – women’s alliance. Ms. Williams also serves on the boards of Cherry Health and Mercantile Bank. Ms. Williams earned her J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1994. She participated in the St. Anne’s College of Law Program at Oxford University. She was on the National Moot Court Team. Ms. Williams received a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from Miami University in Ohio in 1991.