Miller Nash partner and Chief Diversity Officer Brie Coyle Jones has been selected as a 2023 Rising Star in the Cannabis category by Law360. She is one of four attorneys nationwide to be recognized as a Rising Star in the cannabis category.
Law360’s Rising Stars recognizes the profession’s top legal talent under the age of 40. According to Law360, winners are selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.
“We congratulate Brie on this well-deserved recognition,” says Kieran Curley, managing partner of Miller Nash. “Brie is an excellent attorney who is deeply committed to understanding each of her client’s business, goals, and challenges. She is an exceptional leader not only in her area of law, but in the firm and our community.”
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About Brie Coyle Jones
Brie is the co-leader of Miller Nash’s tribal practice team and counsels tribes on gaming, tax, liquor, cannabis, real estate, and other economic development matters. Brie has co-authored several Washington State bills, including House Bill 2000 authorizing the State to enter into cannabis compacts with Washington tribes. She co-authored the first tribal cannabis compact in Washington State and the first cannabis intergovernmental agreement in New Mexico and assisted on a tribal cannabis project in Michigan. Brie regularly counsels tribal clients on cannabis compacts, implementation of a tribal regulatory structure, and other transactional issues related to cannabis activities. She also advises non-tribal entities in their commercial transactions with tribes and tribal enterprises. Brie is a descendant of the Quileute Nation.
As a fierce advocate for diverse people, Brie has devoted years of service to organizations focused on their development in the community. She is a current board member of Potlatch Fund, a Native-led nonprofit that provides grants and leadership developments to Tribal Nations. She also mentors American Indian and Alaskan Native students. Brie was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 honoree in 2022 and has been selected for inclusion as a Washington Super Lawyer—Rising Star since 2017 and in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch since 2021.