Direct access to unparalleled expertise

Government officials relied on Christine for her legal advice for decades. Now she offers this unparalleled expertise to help businesses and professionals address the legal risks and requirements in regulated industries. She provides direct access to clients so they can work one-on-one with the lawyer handling their legal concerns.

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The Firm’s Services

Cannabis & Hemp

Cannabis & Hemp

As the founding General Counsel of the first state agency in the Northeast to stand up the medical- and adult-use cannabis industries, Christine can leverage her experience and expertise to help cannabis and hemp businesses navigate the legal requirements and risks of cultivating, manufacturing, delivering, transporting, storing, selling, and testing. For business owners looking to expand, she can help weigh the benefits and risks of operating in multiple states. see more...

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Medical-Use Cannabis

If you are a healthcare professional, C Baily Law LLC can answer your questions about the implications of certifying adult, pediatric, or out-of-state patients to use medical-use marijuana for your license and practice. Christine can help you understand the current state of the law, and how changes to the law may impact your future business. see more...

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Administrative Law

If you are licensed or registered with a state agency responding to an investigation, audit, or other inquiries from regulators, including if your license has been suspended or revoked, C Baily Law LLC can respond to and challenge governmental actions impacting your business, including representing you before an administrative agency or reviewing court. see more...

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Appellate Litigation

With years of experience appearing before and working for appellate courts, including two state supreme courts, Christine can advise clients on whether and when it makes sense to pursue an appeal. While she has a broad range of expertise in this area, she is uniquely qualified to represent business owners and professionals challenging adverse governmental actions on appeal. see more...

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About C Baily

Christine Baily has 20+ years of experience in the private and public sectors, including advising governmental agencies and officials on the legal requirements for business owners and professionals operating in regulated industries. As a solo practitioner, Christine works directly with clients offering a unique expertise that helps them achieve their objectives.

Christine Baily is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She is seeking admission in Maine.

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  • General Counsel, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, Worcester & Boston, MA. February 2018 to July 2023.
  • Senior Staff Counsel, Office of the Chief Staff Counsel, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, MA. February 2012 to February 2018.
  • Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, Boston, MA. January 2004 to January 2012.
  • Litigation Associate, Day, Berry & Howard LLP, Hartford, CT & Boston, MA. September 2000 to December 2003.
  • Law Clerk to the Chief Justice and two Associate Justices, Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford, CT. June 1999 to August 2000.


  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D. cum laude awarded in 1999.
  • Clark University, M.A. Developmental Psychology awarded in 1994. Also completed coursework toward a doctoral degree.
  • Rutgers University, B.A. in English & Psychology, highest honors, awarded in 1990.

What makes C Baily Law LLC unique

Here’s what people are saying about Christine Baily and her legal expertise.


“I highly recommend Christine to clients seeking expert guidance navigating complex regulatory situations. I have worked closely with her, and she brings tenacious advocacy and deep industry experience to achieve practical solutions.”

— A state government lawyer.

“Christine has a remarkable aptitude of tackling the issues brought to her by her clients with humility, keen sensitivity, and, invariably, from an angle not previously contemplated by the client.”

— A federal government lawyer

In the press

Commonwealth Magazine reported on an amicus brief submitted on behalf of her former agency in the matter Mederi, Inc. v. City of Salem, a case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC):

“Christine Baily, an attorney for the Cannabis Control Commission … notes the inconsistency in the law. Baily writes that by granting municipalities exclusive control over the host community agreement process, municipalities have authority over who can seek state licensure.”

— SJC takes up local control of marijuana licensing

Contact C Baily Law LLC Today

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