Principal, Horst Legal Counsel
Jason Horst is the principal of Horst Legal Counsel, a law firm serving the legal needs of clients in and around the cannabis industry. Jason served for more than a decade as a litigator and insurance coverage attorney in large regional and international law firms before founding Horst Legal Counsel.
Jason is the Vice-Chair of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Insurance Committee and is among the foremost experts on the intersection of insurance law and the cannabis industry. Jason has written and presented on cannabis insurance topics to industry professionals, commercial property owners, real estate, insurers, and other attorneys. Jason represents both cannabis start-ups and some of the nation’s largest cannabis companies in matters involving contracts, insurance placement, risk transfer strategies, administrative enforcement, and contractual risk management. Jason counsels clients regarding how to effectively transfer their business risks, allowing them to focus on running and growing their businesses sustainably. Jason also assists cannabis businesses, property owners, and real estate professionals in resolving disputes through litigation, mediation, and arbitration.