Agribusiness Law

Serving the legal needs of agribusiness-which we call Agribusiness Law - is a principal focus of our firm. For seed, nutrient and fertilizer companies; grain producers; food processors; and a host of related industries that help grow, create and bring America's harvest to market, we provide representation in a broad variety of transactions and litigation matters including but not limited to:

  • the purchase, leasing and sale of warehouses, terminals, real property, other agribusiness assets and companies;
  • drafting and negotiating agreements to protect confidential business information and proprietary rights;
  • prosecuting and defending pollution, crop damage, bodily injury and other claims;
  • legal issues related to the interstate and international transportation of agricultural products by barge, ship, rail and truck, including drafting and interpreting bills of lading, freight contracts, and track, switching and siding agreements;
  • pollution and hazardous waste, including how to protect against potential liability;
  • regulatory compliance programs, since agribusiness firms face a myriad of federal and state laws, statutes and ordinances;
  • insurance coverage for comprehensive general liability, pollution liability, property damage, bodily injury and cargo claims.