Founder and CEO
Canna Business Services
Emily brings with her experience in the start-up industry as well as a legal background. Ms. Seelman attended Grove City College, a highly ranked, nationally recognized Christian private liberal arts and sciences college, known for its rigorous academics. Here, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, graduating with high honors in Marketing Management and Dean’s List with Distinction. After college, Ms. Seelman attended Duquesne University School of Law and graduated Cum Laude with an award for the highest grade in Expert Evidence. During her time in law school, Ms. Seelman was an Associate Editor for the Duquesne Law Review Journal and received the Distinguished Junior Staff Editor Award. She served as the law school representative for the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association-Women in Law Division, Vice President of the Christian Legal Society and worked as a student-representative for the Barbri Bar Preparation Company. She was a three-year Merit Scholarship recipient for high levels of achievement. Ms. Seelman practiced as an Associate Attorney in the Civil Litigation and Employment law sections of the 13th largest law firm in the City of Pittsburgh, working mainly in medical malpractice, contract disputes, employee sexual harassment claims, and commercial property acquisition. Ushering in the cannabis movement in Pennsylvania, Ms. Seelman helped build the firm’s legal cannabis team and worked with clients preparing applications for Pennsylvania medical cannabis establishment licenses. Seeing a great need in the industry for services that provided the work product of an attorney, without price gouging clients, she founded Canna Business Services. Since 2016, Ms. Seelman has been working with clients in preparing their applications for cannabis licenses and providing world-class consulting for clients across the country.. As a result of her expertise in the industry, Ms. Seelman has been a guest on numerous interviews, podcasts, FM radio shows, magazines, and speaking stages. Through her company, Ms. Seelman oversees a team with significant experience in cannabis application preparation as well as expertise in compliance and cannabis business operational build-out. Part of her practice is to anticipate legislative and regulatory changes in local, state, and federal laws regarding cannabis and ancillary items affecting the cannabis industry, such as zoning and compliance standards. Her business is built to provide certainty in the uncertain and high risk cannabis industry.