Ted Flowers is the co-owner/founder of Moriconi Flowers, Ltd. a litigation firm focusing on the areas of cannabis business development and compliance, premises liability, transportation, and commercial litigation, representing clients in the marijuana, insurance, trucking, and gas & oil industries and has handled all aspects of litigation including depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
As a litigator, Ted has argued before state and federal appellate courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as 1st chaired multiple jury trials through verdict. A 1997 graduate of Temple Law School, his experience in liquor licensing matters, representing hotels, bars, restaurants, distillers, and distributors through all stages of the licensing and regulatory process, made it a reasonable transition to establishing a cannabis law practice in 2016 following 15 years at a national law firm including 8 as a partner in the general litigation practice group.
In addition to litigation in the insurance defense and personal injury settings, over the past few years Ted developed an interest and practice in the regulated cannabis business investment and consulting areas and is actively involved in entity formation, permitting, expansion, and ancillary legal services including contract drafting, enforcement, and litigation in multiple states. Among Ted’s successes is representing a medical marijuana dispensary permit winner in Philadelphia during Phase 1 of the Department of Health’s application cycle, and currently represents several grower/processor and dispensary permit holders in Pennsylvania.
Ted regularly lectures on various topics on a local and national level in the commercial cannabis, security, insurance and litigation space.
Through the Philadelphia VIP program, he frequently represents individuals on a pro bono basis involving all types of tort and contract actions.
Ted is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, DRI, CLM, and National Cannabis Bar Association, in addition to multiple other civic associations. He is admitted to practice in multiple state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Admitted to practice in PA and NJ
- Saint Joseph’s University (BA)
- Temple University Beasley School of Law 1997 (JD)
Areas of Expertise
- Insurance Defense
- Personal Injury
- Liquor Licensing
- Regulated Cannabis Business Investment and Consulting
- Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program, City of Philadelphia Law Department Annual Continuing Legal Education Program: Life in the Big City (July 2018)
- Deposition Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) (September 2018)