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Alex received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a minor in Law, Societies, and Justice, from the University of Washington in 2006. He began his legal education at the Seattle University School of Law immediately after finishing his undergraduate studies; during law school, Alex received numerous accolades and honors. He was a Presidential Law scholar, a member of the Moot Court Board, and an Associate Editor on the Seattle University Law Review. In addition to his studies, he worked as a research assistant for Professor Gregory Silverman, a summer clerk in the Yakima County Prosecutor’s Office, and a legal intern at the law firm of Marler Clark. He graduated, cum laude, in 2009. Alex has been published multiple times, including a recent article entitled Product Liability and Food in Washington State: What Constitutes Manufacturing?, published in the Spring 2009 volume of the Seattle University Law Review.

Why Should the Food Safety and Inspection Service Declare Enterohemorrhagic non-O157 E. coli to be an Adulterant?



It seems that any serious discussion of E. coli O157:H7 always has to start with one event: the 1993 outbreak associated with the Jack in the Box restaurant chain.  This, of course, is with good reason.  That outbreak …

Amidst the flurry of activity surrounding the proposed food safety bills currently in the House and Senate, one of the most hotly discussed topics remains whether the bills will affect small farms.  Will these bills end the organic farming movement as we know it?  Will farmers markets dwindle as growers are overwhelmed by regulations?  To …