Lambert Coffin
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Legal Services For Farmers & Food Producers | Portland, Maine Lawyers

The agriculture & food processing industries have unique legal needs. From food product liability, financing of farms and agricultural liens, we'll help manage your risks & succeed.

 

PRACTICE AREA:

Agriculture & Food Processing

 

With offices in both Portland and Blue Hill, we represent farmers and food producers. The food industry is unique, growing, and has specific legal needs that cannot always be met with a more generalized practice. Mindful of the focused state and federal statutory and regulatory issues for these enterprises, we advise our clients with the goals of helping them to manage their risks, prosper, and for family owned enterprises, endure for successive generations.

CONTACT ATTORNEY

John F. Lambert, Jr.
jlambert@lambertcoffin.com
207.370.3002

OTHER ATTORNEYS PRACTICING IN THIS AREA:

Amy J. Visentin
Maureen M. Sturtevant
 

 

The following are examples of topics with dimensions unique to this industry.

  • Financing of farms and agricultural liens
  • Land use for farms and food production
  • Food safety/labeling regulation
  • Food product liability
  • Regulated substances, including cannabis, breweries, distilleries, and specialty foods
  • Seasonal, child, or immigrant employment
  • Wage and hour compliance
  • Compliance with Maine's Best Management Practices
  • Livestock regulation
  • Trademarks and branding
  • Estate and succession planning
  • State and federal taxes
  • Regulatory licensing and permitting