Saphira Galoob is Principal and CEO of The Liaison Group, Washington, DC’s only lobbying firm focused exclusively on the cannabis industry. An entrepreneur, strategist, business lawyer and legislative professional with over two decades of experience, Saphira has first-hand understanding of the intersections among entrepreneurial passion, business priorities and regulatory realities. Within the cannabis space, she has developed – and successfully executed – campaigns to assist businesses in the navigation of the complicated – and rapidly evolving – congressional and federal agency landscape.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Galoob served on the staff of Congressman Bill Brewster (OK-3) and as an associate at the DC-based law firm Cole, Raywid & Braverman (now Davis, Wright, Tremaine). She also served as regulatory counsel for France Telecom’s International Law Department in Paris and managed a federal appropriations portfolio for Salem & Saxon. A native of Oklahoma, Ms. Galoob received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Boston College, her Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law and a Masters in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University.