On December 3, 2015 in a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that California state law claims for harms arising out of allegedly false “organic” labeling were not preempted by the federal Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. With that decision, the Court reversed the lower court’s dismissal of Plaintiffs’ claims on the pleadings.
Amy E. Mersol-Barg is an associate in the firm's Energy and Commercial Litigation groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice spans various industries, including renewable energy and health care. She represents domestic and multinational companies in regulatory and litigation matters, as well as in arbitrations involving contractual disputes.