Bradley Forms New Food and Agriculture Litigation and Regulatory Practice Group

Firm News

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce the formation of a new Food and Agriculture Litigation and Regulatory Practice Group that will provide experienced litigation, regulatory and governmental affairs counsel to national and international agricultural clients.

Will Goodman, Jay Stroble and Bart Kempf will serve as co-chairs for the team. Mr. Goodman and Mr. Stroble have broad experience in representing agricultural, chemical and pharmaceutical clients in complex litigation, and Mr. Kempf’s diverse practice involves litigation, agency proceedings, enforcement actions, and regulatory and compliance matters related to environmental, land use and natural resources law. Prior to joining Bradley, Mr. Kempf served as senior counsel on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, where he worked on environmental, energy, and food safety issues.

“We are pleased to bring this new practice group to Bradley in response to the ever-growing needs of our clients in the food and agriculture industry,” said Mr. Goodman. “Our seasoned team of attorneys have a deep understanding of this demanding industry that is based not only on extensive experience in the courtroom, but on considerable time in the labs, greenhouses, fields, and production facilities of our clients.”

Bradley’s food and agriculture industry clients include crop science companies, biotechnology firms, farmers, food producers, and others who benefit from the firm’s experience with litigation, regulatory, and related matters, including:

  • Intellectual property, including patents and licensing

  • Life sciences

  • Trade secrets and non-competes

  • Labor and employment

  • Class actions and mass torts

  • Environmental

  • Real estate

  • Antitrust

  • ERISA and employee benefits

  • Insurance

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Venture capital

  • Government affairs

Visit Bradley’s Food and Agriculture Litigation and Regulatory page at

Contact: Jennifer Brooks