Experienced Agribusiness Attorneys

Wisconsin agribusinesses encounter many complex challenges which often require innovative and workable solutions. At Axley, our Agribusiness Attorneys understand the changing landscape of Wisconsin Agribusiness and has a wide array of experience in various agricultural legal issues.

Axley lawyers represent producers, suppliers and cooperatives in a wide variety of legal matters, including:

  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Collections and enforcement of creditors’ rights
  • Contracts and business transactions
  • Employment law matters
  • Environmental regulation
  • Farm succession planning
  • Litigation
  • Matters before state and federal agencies
  • Real estate transactions


Our Agribusiness Lawyers provide personalized, client-centered representation. Agriculture is big business in the upper midwest, and as agricultural businesses have become larger and more specialized, they need more concentrated and sophisticated legal services to address their unique challenges in the industry.


Axley attorneys speak the language and understand the concerns of the agribusiness industry. Many members of our Agribusiness Team have first-hand experience working on and with local farms. Our Agribusiness attorneys are constantly monitoring new developments in the law through involvement with various agricultural organizations such as the Agricultural Agribusiness section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, while simultaneously staying informed of current industry business trends.

Client Successes

Some of our past experience in the field.
Obtained Defense Verdict in Multimillion-Dollar Alleged "Bad Feed" Claim
Obtained defense verdict for client following lengthy jury trial arising from an alleged "bad feed" claim.
Dismissal - Improper Installation & Servicing
Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against milking equipment dealer brought by farmer that claimed equipment was improperly installed and serviced
Gesina Seiler
Obtained Defense Verdict in Roll-Over Accident
Successfully defended local Co-op at jury trial from personal injury claim arising from roll-over accident due to alleged negligent loading of trailer

Featured Insights

View some publications relating to Agribusiness

Prevent Farm Accidents and Liability

Winter is a good time to take care of general repairs and maintenance when things are relatively “slow” on the...

Evidence: A Lesson in Preservation

A recent unpublished decision from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals reminds parties to litigation that they must preserve evidence. In...

Your Farm is a Business; Structure it Right.

Farms are businesses. When farmers decide they want to start or reorganize their business, they should consider what type of...

Contact Axley

Do you have Agribusiness questions? We can help!

  • Disclaimer

    DISCLAIMER: The use of this site, and the sending or receipt of this information does not create an attorney-client relationship between us. Please DO NOT send any information to us regarding a specific legal matter until you have spoken with one of our attorneys and obtained authorization to do so. Any communication with us through this site or by e-mail will not be considered privileged or confidential.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.