Wednesday, August 18, 2010

LL.M Alumni Speak at National Ag Law Conference


The law firm of Faegre & Benson LLP held a major conference July 28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This Food, Agriculture & Biofuels National Conference focused on"Agricultural Production to Food Consumption: Meeting the Challenges for Sustainable Success." It was designed for "senior industry leaders, including executives, senior representatives, and lawyers," and there were over two hundred attendees.

The LL.M. Program was well represented. Professor Christopher Kelley delivered a presentation on agriculture & the environment. Another alumnus, Professor Alison Peck from the University of West Virginia School of Law, spoke on agricultural biotechnology. Faegre & Benson Attorney, Jennie Williams Zwaggerman was one of the conference organizers and moderated the food labeling session.

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