Jason R. Klinowski

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Jason Klinowski

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Phone: (205) 874-0371
Fax: (205) 874-3287
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P.O. Box 530910
Birmingham, AL 35253

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Phone: (205) 874-0318
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Jason Klinowski is an Agricultural and Food Law Attorney at Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt LLC and a member of the firm’s Creditor Rights, Commercial Litigation, Regulatory, and Bankruptcy practice groups.  In this capacity, Jason advises clients on a full-range of business and legal issues, including USDA and FDA regulatory compliance, supply chain and distribution transactions, and federal litigation.

His civil practice focuses on representing agribusinesses and food companies in complex commercial litigation, including bankruptcy matters and general counseling, where he works primarily on matters arising under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Federal Food Drug & Cosmetic Act, the Plant Protection Act, the Packers & Stockyard Act, the Capper-Volstead Act, the Bioterrorism Act of 2002 and other federal and state agricultural statutes. 

Jason’s clients range in size from small privately held entities to Fortune 500 companies and are comprised of domestic and international companies in all segments of the food industry.  He routinely works with cooperative associations, growers, producers, shippers, distributors, manufacturers, brokers, terminal market receivers, retailers, exporters and importers from across the nation.  He also represents financial institutions and insurance companies in connection with their agricultural lending and underwriting practices and related litigation.

He is the editor of The Fresh Facts Blog, which provides legal and business insights to the fresh produce industry, and is a frequent speaker at various food industry events.

 

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