McLaughlin PC Matthew McLaughlin, Conner Reeves, David Carn

Who We Are


Conner Reeves

Conner Reeves Lawyer

Conner Reeves joined McLaughlin, PC in 2018, and brings extensive regulatory and legislative experience that will benefit clients across all the firm’s practice areas. Conner previously served as the General Counsel for the Mississippi State Medical Association, the state’s largest and oldest trade association for physicians. He also was the Medical Policy Advisor for the Medical Marijuana 2020 Campaign which successfully led a citizen-initiated ballot measure to make medical marijuana legal in Mississippi.

His practice focuses on highly regulated industries such as alcohol and food manufacturing and cannabis. Conner also works with start-up companies in emerging markets.

Conner is a Jackson native and strives to improve the quality of life in the capital city for his wife and daughters. This includes bettering Mississippi with opportunities to eat and drink local.


Speaking Engagements

  • Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) Legislative Conference February 2022- “Medical Cannabis in Mississippi”
  • “Medical Marijuana, Land Use and Zoning: How Initiative 65 Impacts Mississippi Cities” – Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association, January 2021
  • “Cannabis Law 101: Hemp, Marijuana and CBD” – Mississippi Bar Association CLE, October 2019
  • “Show Me the Money” – Mississippi Capital Conference, October 2019
  • “Medical Marijuana- A New Treatment Option?” – Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Annual Conference, July 2019
  • “Medical Marijuana 101” – Mississippi Bar Association Annual Convention, July 2019

Professional Honors & Activities


  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2013, cum laude
  • Mississippi State University, B.A., 2008