We represent clients' agricultural interests of all sizes and types, from individual and family farms to packing operations to food processors


Agriculture and food businesses in the United States face a more dynamic market than ever before, where innovation and creativity are rewarded and where change happens quickly. This requires being up-to-date with efficient production methods, evolving technological advances, a changing regulatory landscape and more complex legal challenges.

Our agriculture industry attorneys have a broad range of experience assisting clients who are dedicated to agriculture and food production. Our attorneys can provide strategic advice and guidance about product development, intellectual property, contracts, finance, technology and other related areas.

Because agriculture faces a variety of challenges and opportunities, our attorneys leverage other departments in the firm to assist with issues regarding business formation and corporate matters, bankruptcy, real estate, banking and finance, employment, intellectual property, water rights, environmental permits, taxation, litigation and government relations. Working with multidisciplinary teams, we provide valuable and consistent counsel to our agribusiness clients, covering the deep range of concerns that they face.


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Ranch Property Buyer

Acquisition of "star" Sundance agricultural properties and water rights from. This property and related covenants preserves a very important agricultural area in fast-developing Wasatch County.

Transactional Negotiation Involving 3 Law Firms

This was a heavily negotiated piece of transactional work with litigation involving 3 law firms in the background. Cooler heads prevailed and a helpful motion spurred the parties to achieve a settlement no one one liked. This disputed transaction divided up over 30,000 acres of ranch and farm in four counties and also resulted in the sale of the family's Cattleman's Livestock Auction in Caldwell to a third party. Parson's was brought in to force a settlement, which we did. And the client acknowledges would not have been achieved without us.

Represented Idaho Fresh-Pak, Inc. In The Purchase Of Potato Processing Facilities, Agricultural Real Estate And Equipment From Magic Valley Foods, Inc., Magic West, Inc. And R.J.T. Farming.