AALA will host its 40th Annual Agricultural Law Symposium on November 6-9, 2019 in Washington D.C. at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA. Visit the site here to learn more information.
Please Join Us in Portland, Oregon
October 25 – 27, 2018
Our program reflects our Pacific Northwest location but also focuses on major federal and state issues. Attendees may earn 3 CLE credits for Thursday and 12 -14 credits of CLE (including 2 hours ethics) for Friday–Saturday. The agenda is posted on our website.
AALA Webinar: A Mid-Year Update on Developments in Environmental and Land Use Law affecting Agriculture Monday, April 30, 2018 12 noon to 2 pm Central time Click here to register The American Agricultural Law Association is pleased to present this free webinar to AALA members and nonmembers. Only AALA Members will be able to watch […]
My practice includes representing some of the largest agribusinesses as lead counsel addressing complex problems, including trial work.
I have served as co-lead counsel in three of the largest biotechnology class actions in history, recovering more than $1.7 billion for class members: In re Genetically Modified Rice Litig., MDL No. 1811 (E.D. Mo.) (securing settlements exceeding $1.1 billion); In re Imprelis Herbicide Marketing., Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litig., MDL No. 2284 (E.D. Pa.) ($550 million settlement); and In re StarLink Corn Products Liability Litig., MDL No. 1403 (N.D. Ill.) ($110 million settlement).
I think that the challenges and opportunities in ag law are as exciting and as interesting as ever. Agricultural law continues to be an area of law in which the practitioner can expect to encounter every type of legal issue. The work is demanding intellectually and worthwhile socially. For all the foreseeable years ahead, I think agricultural lawyers can expected a satisfying and rewarding career.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Reviewing Key Provisions Impacting Agricultural Producers In this two-hour webinar, we will discuss key provisions of the new tax law impacting agricultural producers and businesses. In addition to discussing generally applicable sections, we will address the 199A deduction and its potential application to different types of income, including that […]
Reservations at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel are available. The room block expires October 3, 2018 but is expected to fill earlier, so please reserve as soon as practical.