Courtney N. Moran, LL.M., Founding Principal of EARTH Law, LLC and Chief Legislative Strategist for Agricultural Hemp Solutions, LLC, expertly champions forward-thinking policy for hemp agribusiness. She worked closely with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in drafting and negotiating the 2018 Farm Bill sections federally legalizing hemp. Courtney successfully litigated the landmark case KaB, LLC v USPIS (2018) establishing precedent for the shipment of hemp through the US Postal Service.
Courtney lobbies for the Oregon Industrial Hemp Farmers Association protecting Oregon hemp agricultural interests. She strategically guided the implementation of hemp programs in South Carolina, Wisconsin, Alaska, and Missouri. She continues to influence hemp policy throughout the U.S. and federally. In 2021, she led the passage of MontanaHB 396, authorizing hemp as commercial animal feed.
Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions
Hemp Law and Policy - Spring 2022