Our agricultural clients rely on our longstanding experience with environmental regulations related to the operation of farms, dairies, ranches, and other agribusiness concerns to help them run their businesses effectively. Our clients trust in our extensive understanding of land use issues, CEQA, air quality, waste discharge, and environmental constraints on operations.

Representative Agriculture Regulatory Compliance Matters:

  • Represented private agricultural biotechnology company in sublicense agreements and agreements with university technology transfer offices
  • Represented private agricultural biotechnology company in material transfer and research collaboration agreements with foreign institutions
  • Represented numerous dairies in obtaining air and water quality permits as well as, compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”)
  • Represented ethanol plant in obtaining land use and other control permits, including CEQA compliance
  • Represented composting facility in obtaining land use and CEQA approval
  • Engaged in permit due diligence for large packing house prior to acquisition of facilities in California
  • Represented irrigation district in numerous litigation and administrative cases
  • Represented numerous agricultural chemical companies in environmental compliance and litigation issues regarding contaminated property, property transactions, and cleanup issues
  • Represented large trucking facility with respect to air quality issues
  • Represented fruit packer with respect to water issues and Proposition 65