Sumer Thomas

Director of Regulatory Operations

As a licensed attorney, Sumer Thomas offers a unique perspective on the legal landscape of the cannabis industry as well as a critical eye towards new laws. Sumer’s main focus is supporting the needs of our clients while delivering superior content and consulting services. Sumer manages complex processes across a full spectrum of client needs that range from license applications to operations readiness to exit strategy.

Sumer’s interest in the evolution of cannabis is bolstered by her law degree from the University of Florida. Her legal background in tax, business, and administrative law brings a broad perspective for solving clients’ complex problems. Sumer has an in-depth understanding of mature and developing state cannabis markets, along with a global perspective gained while living abroad.

Sumer speaks Chinese and is licensed to practice law in Florida and Colorado. She is a member of NORML, the Retail Committee of the NCIA, the Colorado Bar Association, the Boulder County Bar Association, and the International Cannabis Bar Association. When she’s not crafting expert client materials, you’ll find Sumer juggling in her office, kicking a soccer ball, enjoying the view from a mountain summit, or jamming out to funky tunes on the Front Range.

Learn more about Sumer

Sumer’s cannabis blog contributions:

Is Marijuana Canceled? 

4 States Considering Cannabis in the November Elections

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Insight

Medical Marijuana Initiatives in Missouri

Should I Apply for an Illinois Dispensary License?

Breaking Down Michigan’s Marijuana License Application Requirements

Sumer’s speaking experience:

CBDIA Mastermind Summit & Expo 2020

Cannabis Conference 2020: License Application

Cannabis Quality Conference 2020: Facility Design


Boulder, CO



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