Industries Agriculture, Food & Beverage

Agriculture, Food & Beverage

healthcare We understand the regulatory and policy challenges and opportunities in the food business, from farm to table. Our expertise extends from food and milk producers to processors, distributors, hospitality providers, and restaurants.

Meet Our Agriculture, Food & Beverage Team

Rob Marchant
President and Partner
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Andrew Hitt
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
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Robert Gross
Senior Advisor
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Karen Timberlake
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Denise Bode
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Kevin Swanson
Senior Associate
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Patrick Firth
Legislative Assistant
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Evan Zeppos
Principal and Senior Affairs Advisor
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Mickey Foti
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Jeff Thormodsgaard
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Tom Schreibel
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Sarah Helton
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Derek E. Brown
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Chase Everton
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Alex Hayes
Senior Associate
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Alex Nichols
Legislative Assistant
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Chip Englander
Senior Advisor
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Tyler Foti
Senior Associate
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Abby Walsh
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US and China Currency

Trade Alert: White House Doubles Down on Upcoming Tariffs

As published in last week's trade alert, sources in the administration hinted at President Trump imposing tariffs on $2 billion in Chinese imports once...

Robert Gross Partners with Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies has partnered with Robert Gross to expand the firm’s service offerings. Gross will also serve as senior counsel for Michael Best...
Mexican & American Flags

Trade Deal With Mexico Announced – Future of Trilateral NAFTA Agreement Uncertain

On August 27, President Donald Trump announced he would terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and sign a new trade accord with...


Wet and Seasonable: Early Forecasts for Wisconsin Farmers

tractor working in a field and tire on the wet mud
The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) are predicting a wetter than normal 2018 growing season in Wisconsin, accompanied by seasonable temperatures. For the April to June planting period, NCEP predicts average temperatures and wetter conditions. Here’s the long-range map showing predicted rainfall in the...