Kennyhertz Perry’s Tompkins Presents at KCMBA’s Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference

Recently, Kennyhertz Perry’s Attorney Benjamin Tompkins presented at the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s 46th Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference 2019 in Branson, Missouri.

Tompkins was a co-presenter for a Continued Legal Education opportunity entitled “Legal Issues Unique to Medical Marijuana, CBD Oil and Cultivation of Cannabis.” Tompkins focused his presentation on tax considerations for and Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service enforcement priorities facing the cannabis industry. The entire program focused on guidance and best practices on all facets of the cannabis industry including licensure, banking issues, tax considerations, employment law, real estate, Department of Justice and IRS enforcement priorities, and conflicts between federal and state law.

Hundreds of Kansas City legal professionals attend the KCMBA’s Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference each year. The three-day event offers networking opportunities, up 10 CLE hours and an annual awards dinner.

Ben Tompkins works closely with individuals and companies, providing guidance and counsel in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation, as well as providing counsel to exempt organizations and individuals concerning formation, operation and other entity governance issues. Ben focuses on tax controversies, white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and corporate compliance and has extensive experience successfully defending clients in all types of complex litigation in federal and state courts. As a former Assistant United States Attorney in Los Angeles and Department of Justice Tax Division Trial Attorney, Tompkins’ practices offer clients a unique depth and breadth of experience in civil and criminal tax matters. Mr. Tompkins is also a member of Kennyhertz Perry’s cannabis practice group that helps individuals and companies navigate the complex state and federal regulations facing this growing industry.

Kennyhertz Perry advises clients on a wide range of medical marijuana business formation, compliance, and regulatory matters. Kennyhertz Perry has broad experience assisting clients with business formation, compliance and government enforcement litigation involving highly regulated industries.