American Bar Association
Agricultural Management

Agricultural Management

Committee Description

Since 1996, the Agricultural Management Committee was founded to address cutting-edge issues concerning agriculture and the environment. The Committee focuses on developments in federal and state legislation, regulation, contracts, litigation and policy. Topics include the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, developments in biotechnology, livestock and grain issues, sustainability, food safety, and farm data privacy. Our Committee is made up of diverse members from various legal occupations, including in house counsel at large and small agribusiness companies, private practice attorneys from solo practitioners to partners in the nation’s largest firms, law students and professors with interest in agriculture, non-governmental organization attorneys, and government officials working in and regulating agriculture.

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Upcoming Events

Section Events

    24th Fall Conference

    Westin Denver Downtown

    Environmental, energy, and resources law is in a time of transition, with a wide range of questions being asked by practitioners. How will the Clean Power Plan set a new course for energy? Beyond Paris, where do we go on climate change? What will be the implications of environmental and social disclosures? ...

    Environmental and Workplace Safety Criminal Enforcement Conference


    The Environmental and Workplace Safety Criminal Enforcement Conference is a one-day CLE Conference presented by the ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Crisis management expert, Judy A. Smith along with top government representatives will lead discussions on noteworthy topics ...

Committee Chair


Galey, Megan

Committee Roster  

2015-2016 Agricultural Management Leadership

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Sites of Interest

Modified by Peter Clark on September 21, 2015

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