Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish (www.slgparrishlaw.com) is a third-generation attorney. She has achieved Martindale-Hubbel’s highest AV Preeminent™ rating for peer and judicial review, and has been selected to the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™.
The National Law Journal named Sarah Lee one of its 2019 Cannabis Trailblazers, and her law firm was voted the Top Cannabis Business Law Firm in the State of Oklahoma in The Journal Record’s Readers Choice Awards four years and counting (2020, ’21, ’22, ’23). Sarah Lee also has been named one of the Global Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers in 2021/2022, 2022/2023, and 2023/2024 by Cannabis Law Report. She serves as a Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Cannabis Policy Committee (2021-present).
Sarah Lee is a member of Lawyers of Distinction recognizing Excellence in Cannabis Law, the American Bar Association, International Cannabis Bar Association (“INCBA”), Federal Bar Association, National Cannabis Industry Association, NORML, the Oklahoma Cannabis Industry Association, and Oklahoma Women Cann. Sarah Lee was named by mg Magazine as one of the Top 13 Female Litigators in the USA Cannabis Industry in the November 2022 issue. She is admitted to practice in Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado (Single Client), and is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Her clients include cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, processors, distributors, transporters, waste management licensees, and ancillary businesses.
Sarah Lee 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, she was instrumental in starting the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame.
A sought-after speaker, Sarah Lee has presented at CannaCon I and II in Oklahoma City, INCBA webinars, and the EIP Oklahoma Canna Tech Expo. 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, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times, 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 written guest columns for Cannabis Business Executive, Marijuana Venture, and for several years wrote a column for Oklahoma’s Herb-Age Magazine. Sarah Lee 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. Active in her community, Sarah Lee was elected President of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and President of the Oklahoma City Pi Beta Phi Alumna Club. She is also a Sustaining Member of the Oklahoma City Junior League.
Sarah Lee‘s blog on Cannabis: https://www.sarahleegossettparrish.com/blog.html