Uniondale, NY – January 19, 2022 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., announced today that Elizabeth S. Kase, Of Counsel, has been named by Schneps Media as a Power Player in the Cannabis Industry. AMNY Metro and PoliticsNY will be publishing an upcoming special issue on January 26, 2022, on the burgeoning cannabis industry in New York that will include a list of “Power Players” who are defined as the most innovative and influential people shaping the future of the business.
Ms. Kase is co-chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law practice group and a member of the White Collar Crime and Investigations practice group and the Health Law department. Ms. Kase’s Cannabis practice focuses on providing counsel to businesses and individuals regarding New York’s newly-adopted Marijuana Regulation and Taxation ACT (MRTA).
Since the inception of New York’s Compassionate Care Act in 2014, Ms. Kase has represented clients in the emerging New York cannabis marketplace. Ms. Kase provides counsel to entrepreneurs, corporations, hospitals, physician groups, patients, and nursing homes about the legalities and conflicts of laws pertaining to medical and adult-use cannabis, compliance, business organization, and regulations under New York, Massachusetts and federal law. Ms. Kase lectures extensively about the status of the laws, legal ethics, and compliance in the cannabis space. She has published numerous articles pertaining to criminal law, cannabis law, and cannabis/derivative products. Ms. Kase is widely recognized for her distinguished experience and was named a “Trailblazer in Cannabis Law” by the National Law Journal.
Ms. Kase is also well known for her tireless advocacy and commitment to her clients, defending large-scale federal and state criminal matters including public corruption cases, conspiracies, mortgage fraud, health fraud, immigration fraud, embezzlement schemes, sex crimes, and narcotics cases, as well as complex DWIs. Ms. Kase served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County where she prosecuted hundreds of cases pertaining to narcotics, street crime, domestic violence, white collar crime and sex crimes.
Ms. Kase was awarded at Long Island Business News’ (LIBN) “Top 50 Influential Women on Long Island.” Ms. Kase has been designated a New York Super Lawyer since 2016 and recognized by The Nassau County Bar Association for her zealous advocacy as pro bono staff attorney at The Safe Center of Long Island. Ms. Kase proudly serves as Village Justice of Baxter Estates in Port Washington, New York since 2011.
For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.