Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish (www.slgparrishlaw.com) is a third-generation attorney who maintains a cannabis business law practice in Oklahoma’s cannabis industry. She is also admitted to practice in Texas and Colorado (single client). Sarah Lee represents dispensaries, growers, processors, and ancillary businesses within the cannabis space. The National Law Journal named Sarah Lee one of its 2019 Cannabis Trailblazers, and The American Lawyer named Sarah Lee one of its Women Leaders in the Law in 2020 and 2021. Sarah Lee has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s™ highest AV™ rating for both peer and judicial review, and is a member of Lawyers of Distinction recognizing Excellence in Cannabis Law. Her law firm was voted the Top Cannabis Business Law Firm in Oklahoma in the Journal Record’s 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, International Cannabis Bar Association, National Cannabis Industry Association, NORML, the Oklahoma Cannabis Industry Association, and Oklahoma Women Cann. Sarah Lee writes a monthly column for Herb-Age magazine and has written guest columns for Marijuana Venture and Cannabis Business Executive. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal district courts in Oklahoma; all state courts in Texas; the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. She received her B.A. in Letters from the University of Oklahoma, graduating with the Silver Leitzeiser Award for Outstanding Senior, Phi Beta Kappa, and Summa Cum Laude. While chairing the Oklahoma Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women, Sarah Lee was instrumental in starting the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame. Often interviewed in print and digital media, Sarah Lee has been quoted in Marijuana Business Daily, Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post, The Chicago Tribune, and online publications of ABC News, Newsmax, InStyle, Food and Wine, The Leaf, Leafbuyer.com, Cannabis Tech, CPA Practice Advisor, Cooking Light, and Health.com magazines. She has been a guest on numerous radio shows, including Cannabis A to Z with Frankie Boyer, iHeart Radio, Andy Hooser The Voice of Reason, The Mike Siegel Show, the Heidi Selexa Show, and KTOK. Her legal thriller took second place in the New York Law Journal’s 2006 Fiction Writing Contest, and she has shown her fine art photography at Art San Diego and during Miami’s Art Basel week at Spectrum Miami.
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