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

    Superfund Master Class: Today’s Issues and Tomorrow’s Reforms

    The Gwen

    The CERCLA statute is 35 years old and experiencing an early mid-life crisis. Beginning in 2005, a series of U.S. Supreme Court and appellate-level cases have challenged what we thought we knew about divisibility, arranger liability, the difference between cost recovery and contribution, and the applicability ...

    Key Environmental Issues in U.S. EPA Region 5 Conference

    The Gwen

    Key Environmental Issues in Region 5 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is a one-day CLE conference sponsored by the ABAs Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, offering a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue with senior Region 5 and other federal officials, key state environmental ...

    24th Fall Conference

    Westin Denver Downtown

    The 2016 Fall Conference will crown the Sections 2015-16 program year, with in-person discussions of environmental, energy, and resources law that you can only hear at the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) conferences. Each year, Section committees identify the most critical issues ...

Committee Chair


Galey, Megan

Committee Roster  

2015-2016 Agricultural Management Leadership

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Modified by Peter Clark on September 21, 2015

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