Micah R. Bucy

Partner / Lawyer

Micah has been working in the cannabis space since 2016 during which time he has assisted cultivators, processors, dispensaries, physicians, patients, and other ancillary medical and adult use cannabis operators. He regularly assists large and small operators from start-up through day-to-day operations, compliance, and litigation matters. Micah has worked with cannabis clients in business formation, licensing, contract drafting, administrative appeals, commercial litigation, transactional work, and regulatory and corporate matters.

Micah is licensed in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina.


Representative Matters

  • Represented Pennsylvania medical marijuana grower/processors and laboratory in challenging the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s regulation requiring two separate laboratories test cannabis product at the two separate testing phases.  Green Analytics, LLC et al. v. Pa. Dept. of Health (Pa. Cmwlth. 2023). (Court ruling that the “Petitioners’ right to judgment is clear and … the Department’s regulation was invalid.”)
  • Assisted numerous medical and recreational clients obtain grower, processor, and dispensary licenses in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, and Utah.
  • Represents clients in appeals related to licensing application denials
  • Represents clients before state and federal trial courts
  • Represents clients in state and federal appellate courts
  • Represents clients in commercial arbitrations
  • Represents clients before state administrative tribunals
  • Represents clients before various zoning hearing boards and municipal bodies
  • Represents and advises clients in regulatory compliance matters
  • Represents and advises clients contract reviewing and drafting
  • Represents clients in transactional matters

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • James S. Bowman American Inn of Court
  • Pennsylvania Bar’s Medical Marijuana and Hemp Committee

Honors and Distinctions

  • 2021 City and State 40 Under 40

Presentations

Pa Bar Association’s forum on Psychedelic drugs Psilocybin – Mushrooms Are the Next Legal Frontier (11/22/23)

PBI Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Symposium (2022)

Global Confectionary Conference, Infusing Cannabis into Edibles (2022)

myLaw CLE, Pennsylvania Cannabis Law Updates (2021)

Marijuana Ventures, Pennsylvania State Overview (2021)

Cannabis Expertise, Pennsylvania 4-Hour Certification Course (2017-present)


Education

J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Philosophy and History, Coastal Carolina University


Bar and Court Admission

Maryland

North Carolina

Pennsylvania

Eastern District of Pennsylvania