Adam Hamel and Susan Schorr to Present at Cannabis Conference in Boston

McLane Middleton attorneys Adam M. Hamel and Susan E. Schorr will be presenting at Mass Lawyers Weekly’s Cannabis Conference on September 12, 2019 in Boston.

Adam and Susan’s presentation, “Managing Cannabis in the Workplace,” will discuss pre-employment and reasonable suspicion drug testing, updates to employee and student handbook policies, accommodation for disabled employees and students who use medical marijuana, use of other cannabis products like cannabidiol (CBD), and the intersection between state and federal law on this issue.  They will also review proposed legislation that aims to protect employees for off-duty cannabis use.

Adam is the Vice-Chair of McLane Middleton’s Employment Law Practice Group.  He assists employers with a variety of litigated and non-litigated employment law issues including charges of discrimination, wrongful termination, violation of restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, among others.  Adam has been assisting Massachusetts and New Hampshire employers address the implications of state and federal marijuana laws on their workplace practices and policies. Adam’s litigation practice also involves representing businesses in commercial disputes, and representing families and fiduciaries in probate litigation matters.  Adam can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2710 or

Susan is Of Counsel at McLane Middleton.  She finds solutions to legal questions and challenges faced by independent schools and social service organizations, and manages investigations when serious misconduct is alleged.  Grounded in thorough legal analysis, she offers practical advice and responsiveness.  With a background as a social worker and current trustee of several non-profit organizations herself, Susan approaches client challenges in a holistic and detail-oriented manner.  Susan can be reached in the firm’s Boston office at (857) 305-1960 or

For additional information on this presentation, click here.