About Higher Yields’ Cannabusiness Consulting Team

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At Higher Yields, our expert team of consultants are ready to help you take your cannabusiness from strategic concept to operational excellence. Whether you’re looking for help with a competitive application, designing and building a future-proof grow or extraction facility, or opening a dispensary, our cannabusiness consulting team has you covered.

Emily Seelman, Senior Technical
Writer & Applications

Emily brings with her experience in the start-up industry as well as a legal background. Ms. Seelman attended Grove City College, a highly ranked, nationally recognized Christian private liberal arts and sciences college, known for its rigorous academics. Here, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, graduating with high honors in Marketing Management and Dean’s List with Distinction.

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After college, Ms. Seelman attended Duquesne University School of Law and graduated Cum Laude with an award for the highest grade in Expert Evidence. During her time in law school, Ms. Seelman was an Associate Editor for the Duquesne Law Review Journal and received the Distinguished Junior Staff Editor Award. She served as the law school representative for the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association-Women in Law Division, Vice President of the Christian Legal Society and worked as a student-representative for the Barbri Bar Preparation Company. She was a three-year Merit Scholarship recipient for high levels of achievement.

Ms. Seelman practiced as an Associate Attorney in the Civil Litigation and Employment law sections of the 13th largest law firm in the City of Pittsburgh. She also worked with the firm’s legal cannabis team in preparing applications for individuals applying for Pennsylvania medical cannabis permits, as well as dispensary applications.

Since 2016, Ms. Seelman has been working with clients in preparing their dispensary applications for cannabis licenses. As a result of her expertise in the industry, Ms. Seelman has been a guest on numerous interviews, podcasts, FM radio shows, magazines, and speaking stages. Ms. Seelman oversees a team of writers with significant experience in cannabis dispensary preparation. In addition to dispensary application writing, the team also has expertise in law, government contract writing, procurement for the federal government, FDA regulations, education, journalism, and cannabis business operational buildout. Part of her practice is to anticipate legislative and regulatory changes in local, state, and federal laws regarding cannabis and ancillary items affecting the cannabis industry, such as banking, zoning, and compliance standards.

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