The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 34’s guest is Kortney Otten, associate at Gallagher & Kennedy talks complexities of regulating cannabis licenses and the growth of law in the cannabis industry.

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About Kortney Otten

Kortney’s practice focuses on commercial bankruptcy and business law at Gallagher & Kennedy. This includes contracts, transactions, litigation, and settlement resolution. She is also a skilled mediator and settlement advocate. Kortney has vast business experience spanning over 20 years, having been both a long-time business owner and involved in franchised restaurants. She was previously an owner of companies involved in real estate interests and the manufacturing of neutraceuticals, and an owner of multiple franchised  restaurants. Kortney’s experience gives her valuable operations knowledge and insight and understanding of businesses, restaurants, and corporate issues, including vendor, creditor and employee relations.

About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy: Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other words, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes will post weekly on Wednesdays and are available wherever you listen to your podcasts.