Stay tuned on LinkedIn to find out when the MCA will release social equity applications for MD.
K&M is currently helping clients transition to the regulated market.
Don’t forget DC has 2 licensing rounds for internet retailers in 2024.

Named "Who's Who in Cannabis"​ in The Washingtonian April 2021 issue

Meredith Kinner

Partner

A native of the District of Columbia, Meredith Kinner is a founding member and managing partner of Kinner & McGowan, PLLC and has nearly a decade of experience as a practicing attorney. 

Meredith received her B.A. from Northeastern University and her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law.  Meredith is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. 

Meredith is in the process of waiving into the Virginia Bar.  K&M has been published in Marijuana Business Daily, Attorney at Law Magazine, Pathways Magazine, and has been featured in Washington Lawyer, Washingtonian Magazine and on WAMU, the District’s NPR affiliate. 

John McGowan

John McGowan

Partner

Johnny McGowan is a founding member and managing partner of Kinner & McGowan, PLLC.  K&M is a boutique law firm based in Washington, D.C. with a practice focus on cannabis law.

As industry counsel, K&M has worked with state licensed medical cannabis companies, medical caregivers, patients, ancillary cannabis service providers, industrial hemp companies and ganjapreneurs since 2015. Johnny McGowan received a B.A. from Louisiana State University, and a J.D. from New England Law, Boston.

Johnny is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. 

Jonathan A. Webb, Esq.

Senior Associate

Jonathan  has broad experience representing clients in civil litigation, criminal litigation, and administrative proceedings. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts, including matters before the United States District Court of Maryland, the Maryland Appellate Court, the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, District and Circuit Courts across Maryland, the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings, and the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. 
 
Jonathan leverages his experience to ensure positive outcomes for his clients both in and out of the courtroom—allowing him to remain laser-focused on their needs even when they operate in a new and developing industry. 
 
Prior to joining Kinner & McGowan, PLLC, Jonathan maintained a general litigation practice at Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, Rowan & Hartinger; worked as an assistant public defender in Montgomery County, Maryland; and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gregory E. Jackson (ret.) in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia. At every stage of his career, Jonathan has been recognized for his ability to navigate complex legal matters and effectively advocate for his clients. 
 
Jonathan’s tireless pursuit of his client’s best interests has led to his designation as a “Bar Leader” for the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County, Maryland, and has earned him a prestigious position on the Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee. Jonathan also serves on the Executive Committee of the largest bar association in Maryland: the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. 
 
Jonathan grew up in Oakland, California, but moved to the D.C. Metro area to attend Howard University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a Finance concentration. He would go on to earn his law degree from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

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