Brandy Sargent is counsel in the firm’s Portland office. She focuses her practice on providing legal services to agribusiness clients including producers, processors and handlers of agricultural products, agricultural cooperatives, and agricultural lenders.
Ms. Sargent has particular experience in corporate reorganization, workouts and bankruptcy, as well as agricultural contracting and enforcement. She represents debtors, lenders, vendors, purchasers, and official and unofficial committees in a variety of commercial and agricultural bankruptcy, workout, and litigation matters.
She also assists clients with business counseling, contract development, and enforcement actions related to agricultural transactions, including Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) regulation, Food Security Act (FSA) compliance, agricultural and warehousing lien enforcement and defense, and Uniform Commercial Code matters.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Sargent was of counsel for another law firm headquartered in Portland, OR.