Shareholder & Chair
Tara Tedrow is a shareholder at Lowndes and the Chair of the Cannabis & Controlled Substances Group. In addition to working with clients statewide on complex and large-scale land use, zoning and development issues, Tara handles complex regulated industries such as alcoholic beverage and marijuana and hemp licensing.
Tara is a regular presenter and speaker at industry seminars and conferences and advises a variety of clients on the impacts of cannabis regulations. Tara is also an adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she was the first to teach a course on Marijuana Law and Policy and continues to teach today for the fourth year.
Tara is the only person in the state to be appointed by the Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to serve on both the Industrial Hemp Advisory Board and the state Hemp Advisory Committee, which she chairs.
Tara serves on many community and philanthropic boards, and is most proud of founding an educational non-profit called the Florida Debate Initiative, where she helps establish competitive speech and debate programs statewide and helped to secure over $8M of state and federal funding in two years.