Nicole Laggner Attorney

- Licensed in California
- North Carolina (inactive)
- J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2011
- B.A., Wake Forest University, 2007

Regulatory, Supply Chain, Corporate

Nicole Laggner focuses her practice on supply chain transactions, regulatory compliance, corporate and intellectual property transactions, and local and state permitting and licensing matters. She regularly assists clients with business formation and transactional matters, including business-to-business (B2B) contracts, equity and loan instruments, and intellectual property licensing agreements. In addition, Nicole appears before city councils, community forums, and other local regulatory bodies to advocate for the firm’s clients.

Nicole has extensive experience with all aspects of cannabis business formation and compliant operations, including license applications, zoning and land use issues, lobbying with local government, real estate and leasing matters, and corporate formation. Additionally, she has successfully settled a license denial dispute, several breach of contract disputes, and employment discrimination suits in the cannabis field. Nicole advises cannabis businesses on all aspects of regulatory compliance, including internal operations, packaging and labeling requirements, workplace protocols, and vendor contracts.

Before joining Clark Neubert, Nicole practiced in the environmental and business litigation groups at international law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton where she handled complex business litigation, representing clients such as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Hanes Brands, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, and the class of plaintiff beneficiaries of Individual Indian Money trust accounts, known as Elouise Pepion Cobell, et al.

Nicole graduated with Honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law where she served as Editor of the First Amendment Law Review and was chosen for the Holderness Moot Court Bench Environmental Appellate Advocacy Team. Nicole clerked on the Fourth Circuit for the Honorable Samuel L. Wilson, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.

Nicole enjoys working with a diverse range of clients and values the strong relationships she builds with them. She has extensive experience advising and representing cannabis clients at every stage of their businesses. Nicole thrives on assisting clients achieve their goals and become leaders in this emerging industry.