PACA Featured Transactions

  • Appointed Special Counsel to collect preferences in a PACA bankruptcy matter.
  • Successfully defended the sole owner of a produce company against an action for personal liability under the Trust provisions of the Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act (PACA), including prevailing on an appeal of the judgment to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. The resulting judgment and affirmation by the Court of Appeals led to the Department of Agriculture changing the rules applicable to payment agreements under the PACA.
  • Obtained a favorable summary judgment in a PACA collections matter and successfully defended the judgment on appeal to the 5th Federal Circuit, resulting in the full recovery of the amount owed to the firm’s client.
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