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LLM Alumni Featured at American Agricultural Legislation Affiliation Convention

The American Agricultural Legislation Affiliation (AALA) Annual Symposium was held in New Orleans final week, and as soon as once more, LL.M. alumni performed a big function.  Alum Jeff Peterson (Lathrop GPM) serves as AALA President-elect and arranged the convention, which was an important success with virtually 300 in attendance. Professor Susan Schneider and Adjunct Professor David Grahn (Principal Deputy, OGC, USDA) delivered their annual Updates on Meals Legislation and Ag Coverage to plenary periods. Jeff additionally offered his Ag Finance Replace, per traditional. Alum Janie Hipp (Basic Counsel, USDA) and David Grahn delivered a particular plenary session, “A Dialog with USDA.” 

Breakout periods showcased plenty of our alumni:  

  • Rob Slaughter (Slaughter & Lupton Legislation) and Kyla Kaplan (Olsson, Frank, Weeda Terman, Matz) offered on the USDA Nationwide Appeals Division; 
  • Jessica Guarino (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) offered on her agritourism analysis; 
  • Rusty Rumley (Nat’l Ag Legislation Middle) spoke on looking leases and legal responsibility points; 
  • Jennie Zwagerman (Drake Legislation) organized and moderated a session on artisanal alcohol manufacturing;
  • Jennie additionally moderated “Way forward for Meals” that centered on present FDA points, with alumni presenters Alli Condra (Davis, Wright Tremaine) and Kelly Nuckolls (Univ of Arkansas, LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Meals Legislation);
  • Teena Gunter (OK Dept of Agriculture offered recommendation on working with state companies; 
  • Paul Goeringer (Univ. of Maryland) offered on the financial and authorized concerns for carbon markets; 
  • Alexia Kulwiec (Univ. of Wisconsin and Farm-to-Shopper Authorized Protection Fund) spoke on “Constructing Native Meals Sovereignty”
Twenty-four LL.M. alumni have been registered for the convention, and it was nice to meet up with them! Extra images posted under: 



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