As you might have heard, I’m leaving Stoel Rives LLP this month, my professional home for almost 14 years (and parts of three decades). I am honored and humbled to have been asked by The Kellogg Company to join them as their in-house food safety and quality lawyer.

My departure from Stoel Rives is bittersweet. I will miss greatly my colleagues, clients and friends. Without doubt, Stoel’s food practice is the strongest in the region. This blog is among the most read in the industry. In my absence, you can look forward to continued discussion of the relevant issues in the industry from these and other Stoel attorneys:

You can reach me at or through LinkedIn. If you find yourself in southwest Michigan, please look me up.