Monterey County Agriculture Attorneys

Agribusiness Guidance & Representation in the Central Coast

JRG Attorneys at Law’s Agribusiness Team advises clients in the vital business of protecting our food sources and the companies that cultivate them. Managing partner Jeff Gilles has been a leading agriculture, business, and land use lawyer in the area since 1985. The addition of Kendra Clark with her background in agriculture, business, and litigation add to the strength our firm has to cover your agricultural business needs.

The Central Coast is often referred to as “America’s Salad Bowl” because it provides the majority of America’s fruits and vegetables. We often find ourselves at the forefront of today’s agricultural disputes, with issues such as food safety, water, land use, and labor. JRG is often the choice for assistance and resolution due to our considerable experience in this field. Our Monterey County agriculture lawyers are here to protect your interests through every stage and in every area of your business.

Our legal services address all areas of agricultural law, or ag law, including both the physical components and infrastructures of this industry:

  • Seed
  • Water
  • Fertilizer
  • Pesticide
  • Land use
  • Environmental issues
  • Food production
  • Workforce
  • Land tenure
  • Tenancy systems
  • Farming rights

For insight regarding your agricultural law needs, call (831) 228-5619.

Key Practice Areas in Agricultural Law

Agriculture dominates the economy of Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo Counties. With our offices in Salinas, Hollister, Monterey, King City, and San Luis Obispo, JRG has deep roots in agriculture law and its dynamics.

Our Monterey County agricultural lawyers specialize in agribusiness, the business of agriculture, which includes:

  • Agricultural finance
  • Agricultural labor
  • Agricultural marketing
  • Agricultural management
  • Agricultural sales
  • Agricultural insurance

Agribusiness & Food Safety Specialty Practice Team at JRG

JRG’s Agribusiness and Food Safety Specialty Practice Team advises our clients on the business and management of agricultural operations; protecting our food sources and the companies that cultivate them. Our agricultural lawyers have an in-depth knowledge of issues related to food-borne illness claims and agricultural product liability matters. Our trial lawyers represent businesses in cases involving a broad range of concerns. In recent years, our agricultural attorneys took part in some of the nation’s most high-profile produce liability litigation related to Salmonella, Hepatitis A, and E.Coli.

Our agricultural attorneys have an in-depth understanding of the many Federal, State, and local laws governing agriculture. JRG works with our clients to ensure compliance in areas such as labor, safety, health, licensing, and taxes. We can also offer experienced counsel related to pressing limitations such as on-farm water conservation and water use efficiency. Our goal is to help you protect your agriculture business and avoid any penalties.

At the Cutting Edge of Agricultural Law

As technology continues to evolve, new processes and advances are emerging making agriculture law more and more necessary. JRG is committed to staying up-to-date with this changing dynamic. We are constantly looking to the future, anticipating what will affect our clients throughout the Central Coast and how to position them for success.

Contact a Monterey County agriculture attorney at JRG by calling (831) 228-5619.


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