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Friday, December 8 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Food Law for Young Farmers LIMITED

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Learn how to overcome legal barriers challenging your farm business. Jonathan Brown, the director of Pace Law School’s Food and Beverage Law Clinic, Jennifer Grossman, a member of the Natural Resource Defense Council’s regional food team, and Dave Beveridge, Global Managing Parter and Shearman & Sterling, will introduce farmers to some of the major legal issues that arise as challenges in the development of new farm businesses and establish when farmers should seek legal advice. Using case studies, strategies for business formation, risk management, and land access will be addressed. 

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Dave Beveridge

David Beveridge is Shearman & Sterling’s Global Managing Partner. In addition, he serves as the firm’s Practice Group Leader for Capital Markets – Americas and represents both issuers and underwriters in the full spectrum of debt, equity and hybrid security offerings. He has... Read More →
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Jonathan Brown

Director, Pace University - Food Law Clinic
Jonathan Brown is the director of Pace Law School's Food and Beverage Law Clinic.
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Jennifer Grossman

Consultant/Co-Founder, National Resource Defense Council/FarmCo New York
Jennifer Grossman is a consultant for the Natural Resources Defense Council Regional Foodshed Initiative, forging collaborative platforms between rural and urban communities and encouraging economic growth via sustainable local agriculture. With more than 20 years of strategic environmental legal work in both the public and not-for-profit sectors, Jennifer f... Read More →

Friday December 8, 2017 10:15am - 11:45am EST