Shawn is a 2004 graduate of Harvard Law School, consistently ranked one of the top... more
Shawn is a 2004 graduate of Harvard Law School, consistently ranked one of the top two law schools in the country. She was admitted in part based upon her recognition as a Harry S. Truman Scholar for public service and her commitment to serving rural citizens and communities through the legal process. While at Harvard, Shawn worked at a local Legal Aid Center, helping residents with business l... view profile
Agriculture law sets rules for cultivating soil and planting, raising, and harvesting crops. Other regulated activities include dairy farming, poultry farming, and ranching. With the increasing use of biotechnology and biochemical engineering, agricultural activities can have a major impact on the environment. Because we are exposed to so many agricultural products (flowers, plants, wood, fish, eggs, milk, leather, fruit, vegetables, meat, sugar, plastic, cotton, fabric, fuels, and pharmaceuticals, to name a few), agriculture law includes many safety and quality control regulations. If you are concerned about a farming practice or process, an agriculture lawyer can help.