Agribusiness Committee of the Business Law Section: 2018 Year in Review
Kari Fisher, Merritt Jones, Thomas Lee, Jennifer A. Jackson, Jerry Pearson, and Mark Bateman
Kari Fisher is Senior Counsel of the California Farm Bureau Federation, which is located in Sacramento. She focuses her legal practice on water quality, agricultural resources, land use, and environmental law, representing Farm Bureau membership throughout the state in regulatory matters, administrative hearings, litigation, and legislation.
Merrit Jones is counsel in the firm’s Commercial Disputes Practice Group. Her practice includes commercial litigation, class action defense, and food labeling and regulatory compliance. She has extensive experience advising clients concerning Prop. 65 compliance, and defending enforcement actions.
Tom Lee is a partner in the firm’s Energy, Environment, & Infrastructure Practice Group, and the Commercial Disputes Practice Group. His practice focuses on regulatory compliance, due diligence, and environmental and commercial disputes across a wide spectrum of subject matter areas. Mr. Lee has significant experience advising food clients on regulatory compliance issues, particularly issues involving labelling and enforcement defense under California’s Proposition 65.