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Wilson Elser Partner Recognized by JD Supra with 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

Ian Stewart a Top Author; His Article on Cannabis Class Action Top Read

NEW YORK (March 27, 2019) – National law firm Wilson Elser announced today that JD Supra has recognized Los Angeles−based Partner Ian Stewart as one of its Top Authors with a 2019 Readers’ Choice Award.

Stewart, co-chair of the firm’s national Cannabis Law practice, was named a “Top Author” in the Product Liability category, and his article “Cannabis Consumer Class Actions are Being Filed” was honored as one of the “Top-Read Articles” under the product liability and class action topics.

The 2019 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards acknowledge top authors and firms for their thought leadership on key topics that were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2018.

This year, the awards recognize authors for their visibility and thought leadership covering 26 key, cross-industry topics, with 10 authors per category. One firm also is recognized for high visibility and engagement in each of the 26 categories.

Wilson Elser’s Cannabis Law practice is active throughout the firm’s national footprint with attorneys located in many of the its 37 U.S. offices. The firm handles all matters associated with Cannabis Law, including contracts and agreements, intellectual property, labor and employment, insurance and reinsurance coverage, product liability and professional liability.

Many of the firm’s clients are growers and dispensaries seeking advice and counsel in this burgeoning industry.

Stewart and his colleagues speak and write frequently on the many topics associated with Cannabis Law. Articles, blogs and subscriptions to Cannabis Law and other practice group content are available through the firm website.           

About Wilson Elser
Wilson Elser ( helps individuals and organizations transcend challenges and realize goals by offering an optimal balance of legal excellence and bottom-line value. More than 800 attorneys strong, Wilson Elser serves clients of all sizes, across multiple industries and around the world. Wilson Elser has 37 strategically located offices in the United States and another in London. It also is a founding member of Legalign Global, a close alliance of four of the world’s leading insurance law firms, created to assist companies doing business internationally. This depth and scale have made it one of the nation’s most influential law firms, ranked in the Am Law 200 and 53rd in The National Law Journal’s NLJ 500.

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