Overview

We represent a wide range of agribusiness clients. Whether you are a small family farm growing row crops, a large livestock CAFO or a large agribusiness cooperative, our experienced attorneys can assist you.

Our firm’s wide-ranging experience helps our attorneys identify and resolve the issues faced by agribusinesses. The areas of law that are focuses of our firm – environmental, insurance coverage, real estate, litigation and general business – reflect the needs of agribusinesses.

Environmental

We assist our agribusiness clients on numerous environmental related issues including:

  • Preparing applications to obtain necessary permitting
  • Compliance & Enforcement issues related to operations
  • Conducting necessary due diligence

Insurance Coverage

We have been successfully assisting clients resolve their insurance coverage issues since our firm was founded. For our agribusiness clients this includes:

  • Recovering from insurers on all types of coverage (general liability, property, product liability, environmental, umbrella, etc.)
  • Conduct coverage audits

Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys are her to assist agribusiness clients negotiate the best possible terms to acquire, lease or sell the land and space that is essential to conduct your operations. Specifically, our attorneys can help:

  • Conduct necessary due diligence
  • Acquire and sell property
  • Navigate zoning and land use issues
  • Assist with financing
  • Negotiate lease agreements

Litigation

Agribusinesses face a variety of litigation needs. We are here to help. We regularly represent agribusinesses in lawsuits such as:

  • Claims filed by neighboring property owners relating to agribusiness operations
  • Commercial disputes between suppliers or customers
  • Contractual disputes regarding leases
  • Environmental disputes
  • Product-liability claims
  • Employment-related claims

Business

We assist agribusiness clients as they conduct their operations, including:

  • Preparing corporate formation and governance documentation
  • Selling/acquiring land, equipment or entities
  • Financing major operational upgrades
  • Assisting with employment issues
Experience

Shell Oil Co. v. Meyer, 684 N.E.2d 504 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997), trans. granted, Shell Oil Co. v. Meyer, 705 N.E.2d 962 (Ind. 1998) (liability of owners and operators under Indiana Underground Storage Tank Act)

Pflanz v. Foster, 888 N.E.2d 756 (Ind. 2008) (statute of limitations under Indiana Underground Storage Tank Act)

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