Larry Mishkin is a partner in the Northbrook, Illinois law firm of Silver & Mishkin which represents entrepreneurs and small to mid-size businesses. A lawyer for 27 years, Larry has traditionally focused his practice on representing his clients in state and federal courts, before federal, state and local government boards, commissions and administrative agencies and in alternative dispute resolution matters (arbitration and mediation). He and his firm represented groups seeking dispensary and cultivation licenses in Illinois and also represent business interests that are ancillary to the market. Larry regularly makes presentations to a wide variety of groups and organizations regarding legal, financial and business issues in the industry as well as patient rights. In addition, Larry has published numerous articles on the industry including a recent detailed analysis of the issues surrounding the involvement and participation of banks and financial institutions to service the industry.