At Legal Food Hub, attorneys help food businesses, pro bono

Amy Rowbottom, owner of Crooked Face Creamery in Norridgewock. sought legal help in protecting her company’s brand. Legal Food Hub matched her with attorney David McConnell of Perkins Thompson, who helped with trademark issues.

News Story (Maine)

Laurie Schreiber
Mainebiz
November 11, 2019
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Tags: Small Business

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Food Hub


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That kind of aid illustrates Legal Food Hub’s mission. Founded in 2014, it connects eligible farmers, food entrepreneurs and organizations that support them with attorneys from a growing network who work on their legal issues for free, with an overall goal of helping to grow the farm and food sector.

In Maine, the hub is managed by the Conservation Law Foundation’s Portland office.