Dickinson Wright, a national law firm based in Detroit, announced Benjamin Sobczak has joined the firm’s Troy office as a member.
He is an experienced litigator with an emphasis on shareholder and close corporate disputes, collection actions, private securities litigation, class action defense, and business torts. In that capacity he has received several accolades including 2016 and 2017 Rising Star nominations from Michigan Super Lawyers.
Sobczak also serves as outside general counsel providing regulatory and transactional-based services to cannabis companies in various jurisdictions throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is a frequent speaker at professional seminars and conferences and is recognized as a leading legal contributor to the Michigan cannabis industry.
In light of those contributions, in 2022 he was appointed to a council position with the State Bar of Michigan’s cannabis law section.
Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, he served as the chief legal officer for a vertically integrated cannabis company with operations in Michigan and Massachusetts.