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Phil Harris is Chief Legal Counsel for Surterra Holdings, Inc., a private and multi-state medical cannabis operator. Before joining Surterra, Phil was a trial attorney in private practice in Chicago for 32 years, representing many of the largest companies in the United States in complex commercial disputes. After retiring from Jenner & Block in 2015, Phil became General Counsel for Northwestern University, where he had served in a leadership capacity for the Board of Trustees for 25 years. In 2019, Phil moved from Chicago to Los Angeles where he worked as a consultant in the legal operations industry before joining Surterra Holdings in 2020.